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Collection Reference Number GLC07934
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1890s 
Title Address of Booker T. Washington, principal of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama, before the Hamilton Club, Chicago
Date 31 January 1896
Author Washington, Booker T. (1856-1915)  
Document Type Miscellany
Content Description With autograph corrections. Washington's address establishes that he believes in the African American to be the glue that holds and can hold the North and the South together. He believes that African Americans in both the North and South struggle to better themselves as individuals and as a people, and that this can help improve both regions.
Subjects African American Author  African American History  Reconstruction  Education  
People Washington, Booker T. (1856-1915)  
Place written Tuskegee, Alabama
Theme African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Education; Agriculture; Reconstruction
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945