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Up from Slavery: An Autobiography

Booker T. Washington

Up From Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton University, to his work establishing vocational schools—most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama—to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps. He reflects on the generosity of both teachers and philanthropists who helped in educating blacks and native Americans. He describes his efforts to instill manners, breeding, health and a feeling of dignity to students. (Summary from Wikipedia)

Up From Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton University, to his work establishing vocational schools—most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama—to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps. He reflects on the generosity of both teachers and philanthropists who helped in educating blacks and native Americans. He describes his efforts to instill manners, breeding, health and a feeling of dignity to students. (Summary from Wikipedia)
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Up From Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton University, to his work establishing vocational schools—most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama—to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps. He reflects on the generosity of both teachers and philanthropists who helped in educating blacks and native Americans. He describes his efforts to instill manners, breeding, health and a feeling of dignity to students. (Summary from Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

7h 57m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

24:15


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

37:09


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

28:57


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

31:03


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

22:57


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

17:54


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

16:31


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

18:17


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

22:56


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

21:27


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

22:53


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

17:37


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

26:46


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

25:12


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

24:11


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

35:10


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

40:37


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

43:38