Booker T. Washington, Builder of Civilization. Emmett J. Scott, Lyman Beecher Stowe.

Booker T. Washington, Builder of Civilization

Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1918. Hardcover. Octavo; pp. xx, (2), 3-331; Frontispiece portrait and twenty black and white photographs; green cloth, top edge gilt, and gilt lettering in a dust jacket; Jacket spine faded with wear.Foreword by Robert R. Moton;. Very good / very good. Item #13167

Presentation slip, "Compliments from Julius Rosenwald, Chicago" on front free fly leaf. Rosenwald was a philanthropist that donated millions for African American education. Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. Booker T. Washington was the first black man to be entertained by a President in the White House. Roosevelt was vilified for this apparent "affront" but never shrank from the act or his support for Washington and his aims.

Price: $75.00