Book/Printed Material The Negro and the signs of civilization : from the Tradesman, Chattanooga, Tenn. ; and, The Negro's part in the upbuilding of the South : from "Dixie," Atlanta, Ga.

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Title
The Negro and the signs of civilization : from the Tradesman, Chattanooga, Tenn. ; and, The Negro's part in the upbuilding of the South : from "Dixie," Atlanta, Ga.
Summary
Washington argues that races gain self-and mutual-respect via "signs" of civilization, i.e., through material possessions and achievements, and that it is in the interest of whites in North and South to help southern blacks improve themselves and to gain these "signs." In a second essay, he argues for the value of applied, practical work as the way for African Americans to gain wealth and respect from whites in the South.
Contributor Names
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915.
Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Tuskegee, Ala. : Normal School Steam Press, 1899.
Subject Headings
-  African Americans--Education
-  African Americans--Economic conditions
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  LC copy annotated in ink on t.p.: 1899.
Medium
8 p. ; 20 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
E449 .D16 vol. C, no. 16
Library of Congress Control Number
90898323
Language
English
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Washington argues that races gain self-and mutual-respect via "signs" of civilization, i.e., through material possessions and achievements, and that it is in the interest of whites in North and South to help southern blacks improve themselves and to gain these "signs." In a second essay, he argues for the value of applied, practical work as the way for African Americans to gain wealth and respect from whites in the South.
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Chicago citation style:

Washington, Booker T, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. The Negro and the signs of civilization: from the Tradesman, Chattanooga, Tenn. ; and, The Negro's part in the upbuilding of the South: from "Dixie," Atlanta, Ga. Tuskegee, Ala.: Normal School Steam Press, 1899. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898323/.

APA citation style:

Washington, B. T. & Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. (1899) The Negro and the signs of civilization: from the Tradesman, Chattanooga, Tenn. ; and, The Negro's part in the upbuilding of the South: from "Dixie," Atlanta, Ga. Tuskegee, Ala.: Normal School Steam Press. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898323/.

MLA citation style:

Washington, Booker T, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. The Negro and the signs of civilization: from the Tradesman, Chattanooga, Tenn. ; and, The Negro's part in the upbuilding of the South: from "Dixie," Atlanta, Ga. Tuskegee, Ala.: Normal School Steam Press, 1899. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898323/>.

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