Booker T. Washington the wizard of Tuskegee 1901-1915 by Louis R. Harlan

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, Oxford .

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  • Washington, Booker T. -- 1856-1915.,
  • Afro-Americans -- Biography.,
  • Educators -- United States -- Biography.

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Includes index.

Book details

StatementLouis R. Harlan.
LC ClassificationsE185.97.W4
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv,548p.,(8)p. ofplates :
Number of Pages548
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21163393M
ISBN 100195042298

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