We shall prosper in proportion as we learn to
dignify and glorify labor and put brains and skill
into the common occupations of life.
Articles by Booker T.
The University of Virginia has placed online three popular magazine articles
written by Booker T. Washington at the turn of the century.
Booker T. Washington
U.S. History.net provides a moderately-comprehensive biographical sketch
Education for the Negroes"
Originally published in the book The Negro Problem, this essay by
Washington serves as his response to the criticism of W. E. B. Du Bois.
on Black History: Booker T. Washington
Another popular site features a short biographical sketch of Washington;
text is written at an upper elementary reading level.
Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others"
Excerpted from The Souls of Black Folk is W. E. B. Du Bois's scathing
appraisal of Washington's industrial education.
Read online the text of Washington's classic autobiography.
Washington's "Atlanta Compromise"
Read online Washington's most controversial speech as it appeared in the
Atlanta Constitution the following day.
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