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Booker T. Washington

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Booker Taliaferro Washington, seen here around 1895, was born into slavery in 1859. By the end of his life, in 1915, he had been an educator, an author, an orator, and an advisor to presidents of the United States.

 

 

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Original B&W photo.

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