Up From Slavery: An Autobiography

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Title

Up From Slavery: An Autobiography

Subject

Booker Taliaferro Washington was an African American author, educator, orator and advisor to the presidents of the United States
This is an autobiography of the personal life experiences of Booker T Washington having to rise up from slavery after the civil war. This autobiography goes into depth of the challenges Washington faced socially and educationally.

Description

This a hardback maroon colored book with gold plated pages. There is a small missing patch on the spine.Washington dedicated this book to his wife, Mrs. Margaret James Washington, and brother, Mr. John H. Washington. There are seventeen chapters.This book has a photocopy of a picture and signature of Booker T. Washington. Each new chapter of the book is identified by a large and more bold printed letter. The index is split into two different sides of the same page in order to save space and money.

Creator

Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915

Source

Foner, Eric, Garraty A, John. “Booker T. Washington.” History.com, A&E Television Networks, 2009, www.history.com/topics/black-history/booker-t-washington.

https://catalog.wrlc.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=3988409

Publisher

New York: Doubleday, Page

Date

1901

Contributor

Ja’Nai Hall
Roshana Coleridge

Format

Book

Language

English

Identifier

https://catalog.wrlc.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=3988409

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Citation

Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915, “Up From Slavery: An Autobiography,” Gomatos Reading Room, accessed July 17, 2018, http://gomatos.wrlc.org/items/show/33.