BOOKER  TALIAFERRO  WASHINGTON

Booker T. Washington



 
AN ATMOSPHERE OF BUSINESS, CHRISTIAN INFLUENCE, AND SELF-HELP


Booker T. Washington advocated a program at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama (which he himself had founded) that incorporated manual labor and life management skills into its design.  If students learned useful trades while in school, he suggested, they would feel confident that they had something to offer and could therefore lay claim to a position in the social structure.


A LIFE OF SERVICE — A ROLE MODEL FOR ALL