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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 49

12. Booker T. Washington, Address of Booker T. Washington, delivered at the Alumni Dinner of Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. June 24, 1896 (Tuskegee, AL: Tuskegee Institute Steam Press, 1901. (7p.)

Address delivered after the author upon receiving an honorary “Masters of Arts” degree, in which he speaks optimistically of the future of African Americans in the United States provided that their friends in the North do not falter in supporting attempts to elevate their status vis-à-vis the white power structure in the South. (The collection has another copy of this pamphlet in volume 30 [no. 10].)