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Up from slavery : an autobiography

Booker T. Washington (Author)
The autobiography of the man who, though born in slavery, educated himself and went on to found Tuskegee Institute
Print Book, English, 1963
Doubleday, Garden City, N.Y., 1963
243 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
9780385000031, 0385000030
A slave among slaves
Boyhood days
The struggle for an education
Helping others
The reconstruction period
Black race and red race
Early days at Tuskegee
Teaching school in a stable and a hen-house
Anxious days and sleepless nights
A harder task than making bricks without straw
Making their beds before they could lie on them
Raising money
Two thousand miles for a five-minute speech
The Atlanta Exposition address
The secret of success in public speaking
Last words