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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 4A

22. Booker T. Washington, “Observations and Comparison Abroad,” Independent (November 19, 1903): 2728-30.

Optimistic assessment of the prospects for African Americans in the United States when compared to working class Europeans. “My general conclusion, after observing conditions in foreign countries more than one, is that with exercise, on the part of the white men and of black men, of due patience, forbearance, courage and perseverance, the difficulties which often trouble both races in America are not insurmountable.”