Booker T. Washington, Builder of a Civilization.

With a foreword by Robert Moton, Washington’s successor as principal of Tuskegee Institute, and a preface by President Theodore Roosevelt


Biography of educator, orator, U.S. presidential advisor, and race leader, Booker T. Washington (1856–1915), the founder of the Tuskegee Institute (HBCU) in Alabama.  The biography, published a year after Washington’s death, was co-written by Emmett Jay Scott (1873–1957), Washington’s personal secretary, key adviser, and Secretary of the Tuskegee Institute, and Lyman Beecher Stowe (1880–1963), grandson and biographer of Harriet Beecher Stowe, the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin.  With a foreword by Robert Moton, Principal of Tuskegee Institute, and a preface by President Theodore Roosevelt.


Description: Booker T. Washington, Builder of a Civilization.

New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1916. First Edition. Frontispiece, xx, [2], 3–331, [1] pages. Octavo. Publisher’s cloth; deckle edges; top edge gilt. Half tone illustrations. Brief rubbing to extremities and dulled spine gilt lettering; a clean tight copy and Very Good.

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Price: $75.00