Papers. 1915-1922, 1939-1956, 1966.


Papers. 1915-1922, 1939-1956, 1966.

18 items including photocopies of 3 letters (1917-19), one from Emmett J. Scott and two from Mrs. Margaret Washington, a photocopy of 3 envelopes (1919-22), 1 address by Booker T. Washington, his last Sunday evening talk in the chapel of Tuskegee Institute a few weeks before his death, one commemorative stamped envelope honoring the centennial of the educator's birth, six post cards containing photos of the presidents of Tuskegee from Booker T. Washington to Luther Foster and one of George Washington Carver, the agricultural scientist based at Tuskegee, one photograph (unidentified), 1 pamphlet on Carver by Glenn Clark, and one campaign card used by Fannie L. Meek in her race for State Representative on the Republican ticket.

18 items (some photocopies). (SC)

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Washington, Margaret James Murray, 1865-1925 (person)

Margaret Murray Washington (March 9, 1865 - June 4, 1925) was the principal of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, which later became Tuskegee University. She was the third wife of Booker T. Washington. She was inducted into the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame in 1972. Margaret Murray was born on March 9 in Macon, Mississippi, in the early 1860s. Her birth year is unknown; her tombstone says she was born in 1865, but the 1870 census lists her birth year as 1861. She was one of ten children...

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Clark, Glenn, 1882-1956 (person)

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Foster, Luther H. (Luther Hilton), 1913- (person)

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Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957 (person)

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Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 (person)

Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Hale's Ford, Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he...