Definition of Booker T. Washington

1. Noun. United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915).




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Literary usage of Booker T. Washington

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1. The Souls of Black Folk: Essays and Sketches by William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (1907)
"Booker T. Washington AND OTHERS From birth till death enslaved; in word, in deed, unmanned! Hereditary bondsmen! Know ye not Who would be free themselves ..."

2. Famous Living Americans, with Portraits edited by Mary Griffin Webb, Edna Lenore Webb (1914)
"Booker T. Washington was born some time about 1858 or 1859 — he is himself not quite sure of the date — on a slave plantation near Hale's Ford, ..."

3. A Short History of the American Negro by Benjamin Griffith Brawley (1919)
"Booker T. Washington.—Booker Taliaferro Washington was born about 1858 in Franklin County, Virginia. After the Civil War his mother and stepfather removed ..."

4. The Philanthropic Work of Josephine Shaw Lowell: Containing a Biographical by William Rhinelander Stewart (1911)
"... Booker T. Washington 1 There is probably not an intelligent man or woman in the United States who does not know the name of Booker T. Washington; ..."

5. Putnam's Magazine (1908)
"... Booker T. Washington chist, or a. hater of his fellow-men. On the contrary, the experience that he had gone through had served to widen his sympathies ..."

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