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    Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) African American educator and reformer, Letter Signed, "Booker T. Washington" as Principal of the Tuskegee Institute, one page, 6" x 9.5", Tuskegee, Alabama, October 22, 1904 to Miss Caroline E. Wing of Manchester, New Hampshire noting the enclosure of "...my last annual report to he Board of Trustees... I thought you might like to read it or at least glance through it..." Besides his contributions to education, Washington was also a significant African American leader of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries advocating self-reliance. The Tuskegee Institute was a means to this goal. Two minor losses toward bottom margin, usual folds, else fine. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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