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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Claris Yeuell

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Vice President Roosevelt can meet with Claris Yeuell when he is in Alabama but he won't give an interview. Roosevelt is comfortable with any attacks he receives from the planned visit to Booker T. Washington at the Tuskegee Institute.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Interviews; Press and politics; Travel; Presidents--Relations with African Americans; Alabama; Tuskegee Institute; Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

Date: 1901-09-07

Letter from Booker T. Washington to Theodore Roosevelt

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Booker T. Washington introduces Representative Thompson of Tuskegee, Alabama.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Etiquette; Alabama--Tuskegee; United States. Congress; Tuskegee Institute

Date: 1901-10-04

Brief Sketch of Secretary of Republican State Committee, Texas

Description:

Brief biography of Professor R. L. Hoffman, secretary of the executive committee for the Republican Party of Texas.

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Teaching; Texas; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Tuskegee Institute; Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915; Hoffman, R. L.

Date: 1902-06-20?

Industrial education of negroes

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Newspaper article attacking Senator Depew for speaking favorably of Booker T. Washington's work and the industrial education of African Americans.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: African Americans--Education; African Americans--Employment; African Americans--Civil rights; Southern States; Tuskegee Institute; Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928; Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

Date: 1903-06?

Letter from Booker T. Washington to Theodore Roosevelt

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Booker T. Washington asks permission to use President Roosevelt's name on behalf of a committee to raise funds for a memorial to William H. Baldwin Jr. Roosevelt's permission will require no additional work or responsibility.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: African Americans--Politics and government; Memorials; Tuskegee Institute

Date: 1905-01-09

Letter from Booker T. Washington to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Booker T. Washington writes to President Roosevelt including a newspaper clipping from the Montgomery Daily Advertiser. Washington notes that the newspaper clipping shows the appointment of a recommended postmaster and believes that Alabama will meet and even surpass the "Mississippi Standard."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Postal service--Administration; Alabama; Mississippi; United States. Post Office Department; Tuskegee Institute

Date: 1905-02-14

Letter from Seth Low to the Editor of the Atlanta Constitution

Description:

Trustee Seth Low of the Tuskegee Institute writes to the editor of the Atlanta Constitution, expressing his distress over recent criticism of Booker T. Washington that he has observed spreading in the South. The criticism surrounds Washington's attendance at a luncheon in a Saratoga Hotel. Low clarifies that while Washington entered and left with John Wanamaker, he was not the escort of anyone in Wanamaker's party. That said, Low points out that the newspaper reports of the Saratoga incident do not account for differences in race relations between the North and the South.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Race relations and the press; Miscegenation--Public opinion; Racism; Regionalism--Social aspects; Dinners and dining; New York (State)--Saratoga; Southern States; Tuskegee Institute; Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915; Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922

Date: 1905-08-30

Letter from Booker T. Washington to John Campbell Greenway

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A seat in the third carriage has been reserved for John Campbell Greenway.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Carriages and carts; Parades; Tuskegee Institute

Date: 1905-10-24

Letter from Charles W. Anderson to William Loeb

Description:

Charles W. Anderson informs President Roosevelt's secretary, William Loeb, that Roscoe Conkling Simmon, Booker T. Washington's nephew by marriage, has started a newspaper in New York that aligns with the political leanings of Benjamin B. Odell and Lemuel Ely Quigg. Other friends of Washington have also expressed political opinions contrary to Roosevelt, and Anderson intends to tell Washington that he ought to stand by the President.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: African American newspapers; African American newspaper editors; Governors--Nomination; Political campaigns; African Americans--Politics and government; U.S. states--Politics and government; New York (State); Tuskegee Institute; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915; Simmons, Roscoe Conkling, 1881-1951; Odell, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Barker), 1854-1926; Quigg, Lemuel Ely, 1863-1919; Fortune, Timothy Thomas, 1856-1928

Date: 1906-09-12

Photograph of Theodore Roosevelt speaking at the Tuskegee Institute

Description:

Black and white photograph of Theodore Roosevelt standing and speaking from a platform at the Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Alabama--Tuskegee; Tuskegee Institute; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1907

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