From the introduction by T. Thomas Fortune: "Mr. Washington still lives; and to-day the South possesses no voice stronger than his,--that is teaching Christian love and sympathy and national unity with like power and success...one of the strongest...
In the letter Washington mentions a letter from Laird and some possible publicity for the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. He stresses the school's desire to maintain a low, positive profile: "Our settled policy is not to enter into a...
In the letter Washington provides a list of "capable and patriotic colored men and women whom you could call on for war work." Most of the people listed are educators at schools throughout the state. (This letter was written by the son of the...
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