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Booker T. Washington

The following is a list of books and articles by and about Carter G. Woodson which can be found at the West Virginia State Archives Library.


Up From Slavery (Tuskegee Institute Press, 1901). AL. Burt Co.

The Future of The American Negro (Boston, Small, Maynard and Company, 1899).
325.26 W27

A New Negro For A New Century (Arro Press, 1969). Reprint of the 1900 edition.
301.45 W27

The Man Farthest Down: A Record of Observation and Study in Europe (Double, Page Company, 1912).
331 W27

Tuskegee: Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements D. Appleton and Company, 1905).
378.4 W27

Working With Hands...Covering The Author's Experience in Industrial Training at Tuskegee (Doubleday, Page and Company, 1904).
331.113 W27

The Story of The Negro: The Rise of The Race From Slavery (Negro Universities Press, 1969). Reprint at the 1908-09/edition.
301.451 W317S

The Story of My Life and Work (Negro Universities Press, printed 1900 edition, 1969).
B W317A


Mathews, Basil Joseph. Booker T. Washington: Educator and Interracial Interpreter (Harvard University Press, 1948).
B W317M

Harlan, Lois R. Booker T. Washington in Perspective: Essays of Louis R. Harlan edited by Raymond W. Smock (University Press of Mississippi, 1988).

The Booker T. Washington Papers , V:1-6 (University of Illinois Press, 1972).
301.451 W317

Young, Alfred. The Educational Philosophies of Booker T. Washington and Carter G. Woodson: A Liberating Proxis (University Microfilms, 1978).
M. 48-7

Hawkins, Hugh. Booker T. Washington and His Critics: The Problem of Negro Leadership (Heath Publication, 1962).
923.773 H393

Spencer, Samuel R. Booker T. Washington and The Negro's Place in American Life (Little Brown, 1955).
923.773 W27S

Jackson, Walter Clinton. A Boy's Life of Booker T. Washington (MacMillian Company, 1922).
B W317J

Scott, Emmett Jay. Booker T. Washington, Builder of a Civilization (Doubleday, Page and Company, 1916).
B W317S

Drinker, Fredrick E. Booker T. Washington, The Mastermind of A Child of Slavery (National Publishing Company, 1915).
B W317D

Hubbard, Elbert. Booker T. Washington (The Roycrafters, 1908).
B 317H Pam

Denton, Virginia Lantz. Booker T. Washington and The Adult Education Movement (University of Florida, 1993).
374.973 D415

Meir, August. Negro Thought In Amercia, 1880 - 1915 (University of Michigan Press, 1963).
301.451 M47

Matthews, Victoria Earle. Black-Belt Diamonds (Negro Universities Press, 1969).
715.4 W317B

Washington, Ernest Davidson. Quotations of Booker T. Washington (Tuskegee Institute Press, 1938).
080 W317Q

Selected Speeches of Booker T. Washington (Doubleday, Doran & company, 1932).
815.52 W317

Bontemps, Arna Wendell. Young Booker T. Washington's Early Days (Dodd, Mead, 1972).
378.1 B64

Harlen, Louis B. Booker T. Washington and The Kanawha Valley 1875-1879 (West Virginia History) Vol. 33, 1972-72.
Arc 1.4:33

Booker T. Washington's West Virginia Boyhood. (West Virginia History) Vol. 31, 1970- 71
Arc 1.4:32

Highways, West Virginia Department of. Record of The Booker T. Washington Memorial Relocation Project 1979.
MA 61-55


"At Cabin, Honoring a Town's Son," 3-31-1996
"Biography of Booker T. Washington," 1897
"Bolder Booker T. Washington Envisioned," 6-4-1985
"Booker T. and His Malden Neighbors," 11-2-1989
"Booker T. Washington: Practical Politician," n.d.
"Booker T. Washington: A Landmark Project," 8-1990
"Booker T. Washington's Rise to Greatness," 9-5-1960
"Booker T. Washington: American Saga," 11-1963
"Booker T. Washington That's Who It Was," 3-7-1964
"Booker T. Washington's Boyhood Home May Be Rebuilt," 7-18-1939
"Booker T. Washington Monument Memorial," 9-1963
"Booker T., King Paralleled," n.d.
"Booker T. Washington's Last Descendant Dies at 84," 8-21-1969
"Booker T. Washington Merits a Better Site," 8-31-1979
"Bust Repaired," 8-21-1979
"Educator 'Back Home'," 11-22-1963
"Educator was as much an influential politician," Charleston Gazette, 2-26-1998.
"Elbarton Granite Memorial Honors Famed Negro Leader," 10-3-1964
"Famous Malden Native Returns," 9-19-1995
"Governor Honors Group That Retraced 1865 Walk," 6-21-1997
"Honor Delayed," 9-22-1963
"It Was Booker T. Washington That's Who It Was," 3-7-1964
"Know Your State, Booker T. Washington," 4-13-1963
"Late Booker T. Washington Educator, Got Start in Kanawha County," 3-19-1922
"Memorial Address in Honor of Dr. Booker T. Washington," 1916
"Monument a Disgrace, Expert Says," 10-23-1979
"Moving On, Justice Clarence Thomas Takes Text from Booker T. Washington," 4-1996
"Negro Educator First Worked in Coal Mines," 7-31-1963
"Nothing Left But Historic Brick Walls in Historic Malden Home," 12-18-1976
"Picture of Mr. Washington in his Office at Tuskegee," n.d.
"Picture of Booker T. Washington and Sons," 4-27-1989
"Putting Booker T. Back Together," 8-16-1979
"Recollections on Booker T. Washington," 7-21-1959
"Sketch of Early Boyhood Home of Booker T. Washington at Malden WV," n.d.
"Struggle for Education," 5-1987


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