The Story of My Life and Work


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(5 stars; 5 reviews)

The legacy of Booker T. Washington has inspired leaders for racial equality for over a century. He rose from a slave family to be adviser to presidents. As an educator founded the Tuskegee Institute and championed higher education to those who were denied such based on race. Booker T. Washington gives us this autobiography of his life and work. - Summary by Larry Wilson (10 hr 5 min)

Chapters

Introduction 4:40 Read by Larry Wilson
Birth and Early Childhood 12:20 Read by Valentina Vocelli
Boyhood in West Virginia 15:34 Read by Andrew Kennedy
Life at Hampton Institute 11:33 Read by Andrew Kennedy
How the First Six Years after Graduation from Hampton Were Spent 13:55 Read by Andrew Kennedy
The Beginning of the Work at Tuskegee 8:03 Read by Andrew Kennedy
The First Year at Tuskegee 10:29 Read by KevinS
The Struggles and Success of Workers at Tuskegee 1882 - 1884 Part I 16:18 Read by Andrew Kennedy
The Struggles and Success of Workers at Tuskegee 1882 - 1884 Part II 15:46 Read by Andrew Kennedy
The History of Tuskegee from 1884 - 1894 - Part I 21:18 Read by Andrew Kennedy
The History of Tuskegee from 1884 - 1894 - Part II 22:14 Read by Andrew Kennedy
Invited to Deliver Lecture at Fisk University 17:21 Read by Andrew Kennedy
The Speech at the Opening of the Cotton States' Exposition Part I 16:38 Read by Andrew Kennedy
The Speech at the Opening of the Cotton States' Exposition Part II 16:40 Read by Andrew Kennedy
The Speech at the Opening of the Cotton States' Exposition Part III 21:04 Read by Andrew Kennedy
An Appeal for Justice 24:51 Read by Linda Johnson
Honored by Harvard University 26:10 Read by Andrew Kennedy
Urged for a Cabinet Position 13:14 Read by Andrew Kennedy
The Shaw Monument Speech, the Visit of Secretary James Wilson, and the Letter t… 19:47 Read by Linda Johnson
The Shaw Monument Speech, the Visit of Secretary James Wilson, and the Letter t… 16:20 Read by Linda Johnson
Cuban Education and the Chicago Peace Jubilee Address 27:23 Read by Andrew Kennedy
The Visit of President William McKinley to Tuskegee 26:18 Read by Andrew Kennedy
The Tuskegee Negro Conference 25:11 Read by Andrew Kennedy
A Vacation in Europe Part I 15:37 Read by Linda Johnson
A Vacation in Europe Part II 18:32 Read by Linda Johnson
The West Virginia and Other Receptions after European Trip 28:15 Read by Linda Johnson
National Negro Business League Part I 22:37 Read by Andrew Kennedy
National Negro Business League Part II 24:46 Read by Andrew Kennedy
The Movement for a Permanent Endowment 24:21 Read by Andrew Kennedy
A Descripton of the Work of the Tuskegee Institute Part I 14:50 Read by BettyB
A Descripton of the Work of the Tuskegee Institute Part II 15:42 Read by BettyB
Looking Backward Part I 18:21 Read by Andrew Kennedy
Looking Backward Part II 19:30 Read by Andrew Kennedy

Reviews

Great Book


(5 stars)

My fellow blacks could learn a valuable lesson from this man!