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Emmett J. Scott (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957 and Lyman Beecher Stowe, 1880-1963
Booker T. Washington, Builder of a Civilization.
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1916.
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Tuskegee in the making. Nothing delighted Mr. Washington more than to see his students doing the actual work
of erecting the Tuskegee Institute buildings. A group of students raising the roof of one of the buildings

Tuskegee Institute students laying the foundation of one of the four Emery buildings--boys' dormitories

"His influence, like that of his school, was at first community wide, then county wide, then state wide, and finally nation wide"

A study in black. Note the tensity of expression with which the group is following his each and every word

Showing some of the teams of farmers attending the Annual Tuskegee Negro Conference

An academic class. A problem in brick masonry. Mr. Washington always insisted upon correlation: that is, drawing the problems from the various shops and laboratories

Mr. Washington in characteristic pose addressing an audience
Mr. Washington silhouetted against the crowd upon one of his educational tours.
Mr. Washington in typical pose speaking to an audience at Shreveport, La.

A party of friends who accompanied Dr. Washington on one of his educational tours through the State of Mississippi. In the party are Charles Banks, a leading negro banker and business man of Mississippi; Bishop E. Cottrell, and on Dr. Washington's right, Robert R. Moton, his successor in the work at Tuskegee Institute

This old woman was a regular attendant at the Tuskegee Negro Conference and idolizingly watched Mr. Washington during the whole four hours that he would preside over one of the Conference sessions

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The cosmopolitan character of the Tuskegee student body is shown by the fact that during the past year students have come from the foreign countries or colonies of foreign countries indicated by the various flags shown in this picture

In 1906, the Tuskegee Institute celebrated its 25th Anniversary. In the group above appear such well-known American characters as Dr. William J. Schieffelin, New York; Dr. H. B. Frissell, Hampton Institute, Va.; J. G. Phelps Stokes, philanthropist, New York; Isaac N. Seligman, banker, New York; Dr. Lyman Abbott, editor of the Outlook; Dr. Wallace Buttrick, Secretary General Education Board; William G. Willcox, now President of the New York Board of Education; Robert C. Ogden, philanthropist, New York; Andrew Carnegie, and Miss Clara Spence of the Spence School, with numbers of their friends

Some of Mr. Washington's humble friends (see page 136)

Soil analysis. The students are required to work out in the laboratory the problems of the field and the shop

Mr. Washington was a great believer in the sweet potato. He personaly supervised the work of preparing for sweet potato planting

Mr. Washington had this picture especially posed to show off to the best advantage a part of the Tuskegee dairy herd

Mr. Washington feeding his chickens with green stuffs raised in his own garden

Mr. Washington in his onion patch

Mr. Washington sorting in his lettuce bed