A Documentary of Mrs. Booker T. Washington

A Documentary of Mrs. Booker T. Washington

by Linda Rochell Lane

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Overview

It was while she was teaching at Tuskagee University that Lane (Clark Atlanta U.) became interested in Margaret Murray Washington (1861- 1925) and other women affiliated with the University's history. She describes her as a mulatto standing in the shadows of her famous husband, but also a prominent figure from the Progressive Era who also sheared a separate slice of success as a selfless educator during the infancy of rural southern education by joining the Tuskagee Institute facility in 1889 and staying steady for 36 years. She also advocated for wider reforms as part of the Progressive movement. The text is double spaced.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780773408524
Publisher: PSR Press Ltd.
Publication date: 01/01/2001
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceviii
Acknowledgmentsx
Introduction1
Chapter 1A Character Sketch of Margaret Murray Washington19
Chapter 2The Educator and Education Through Letters95
Chapter 3Club Work Under Maggie's Influence163
Chapter 4Reform Activities in Alabama227
Notes297
Selected Bibliography311
Index315

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