Booker T. Washington by HK

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  • Born

    Born
  • Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute

    Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute
    Leaves home to attend
  • Graduation

    Graduation
    Graduated from Hampton institute he is seated 2nd from the left in the 1st row
  • Wayland Seminary School

    Wayland Seminary School
    Studies in Washington D.C. for 18 months
  • Tuskegee Opens

    Tuskegee Opens
    Washington opens Tuskegee in an old church
  • The Atlanta Adress

    The Atlanta Adress
    Urges citizens of both races to work together toward social peace
  • Honorary degree

    Honorary degree
    Harvard presents him with an honorary degree...becoming the first African American to do this
  • The Story of My Life and Work

    The Story of My Life and Work
    1st autobiography published
  • Critic

    Critic
    W.E.B. Dubois writes Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others in his book The Souls of Black Folk. Particularly writing of his ascendancy.
  • Death

    Death
    Dies in his home in Tuskegee