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Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bessie M. Foster Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-123
Scope and Contents Donated by Ms. Bessie M. Foster, the pictures have been held by her family for many years. There’s a remarkable story behind Valdosta State University’s portrait of Tuskegee Institute founder Dr. Booker T. Washington. The passage of the portrait from Tuskegee Institute to Valdosta State University nearly a hundred years later is a tale of a rural African-American family’s embrace of Washington’s philosophy of self-improvement and achievement. The story – and the picture – come to us from...
Dates: Acquired: 2013-01-24

Item 1.3: Booker T. Washington Letter, 1901-02-05

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 1.3
Collection number: 1.3
Scope and Contents

Letter written by Washington to Dr. Orison Swett-Marden, editor of "Success" in New York declining an invitation to submit a writing for publication. Also featured are a photograph of Washington and a brief biographical description.

Dates: 1901-02-05

Item 25.1: Booker T. Washington Letter, 1897-12-02

 Item — Box: 25, Item: 25.1 (on display)
Collection number: 25.1
Scope and Contents

Short letter written and signed by Booker T. Washington, alongside a photo and description.

Dates: 1897-12-02

Item 35.1: Booker T. Washington Signed Letter, 1905-10-13

 Item — Box: 35, Item: 35.1
Collection number: 35.1
Scope and Contents

Letter written on paper with Tuskegee Institute letterhead, signed by Washington. Also inclded in the frame are a photo of Washington and a brief biography.

Dates: 1905-10-13

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