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Booker Taliafero Washington
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His first wife was Fannie N. Smith, they had one child Portia M. Washington. His second wife was Olivia A. Davidson, they had two kids Booker T. Washington, and Ernest D. Wash…ington.His third wife Margaret James Murray.
Booker T. Washington received his honorary degree at Harvard University.
Born April 5, 1856, in Franklin County, Virginia, Booker Taliaferro was the son of an unknown White man and Jane, an enslaved cook of James Burroughs, a small planter. … Jane named her son Booker Taliaferro but later dropped the second name. Booker gave himself the surname "Washington" when he first enrolled in school. Sometime after Booker's birth, his mother was married to Washington Ferguson, a slave. A daughter, Amanda, was born to this marriage. James, Booker's younger half-brother, was adopted. Booker's elder brother, John, was also the son of a White man. Booker spent his first nine years as a slave on the Burroughs farm. In 1865, his mother took her children to Malden, West Virginia, to join her husband, who had gone there earlier and found work in the salt mines. At age nine, Booker was put to work packing salt. Between the ages of ten and twelve, he worked in a coal mine. He attended school while continuing to work in the mines. In 1871, he went to work as a houseboy for the wife of Gen. Lewis Ruffner, owner of the mines.
he urged blacks to achieve economic success
Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) was one of the most influential (and controversial) African Americans in history. Teaching African Americans to use education to promote econo…mic progress was a key issue in the late nineteenth century. Booker T. Washington taught many people who came from destitute backgrounds "how to improve their lives by cleanliness, industry, thrift, diversified farming, painting and mending, family budgeting, and better planning". Washington's ideals set forth many practical concepts that helped the African American community to move from slavery toward integration in the greater society's economic system. His founding of Tuskegee Institute as a leading college for African Americans further solidified the role of vocational training or vocational education for the underclass.
Booker T. Washington had three wives: Fannie Smith, Olivia Davidson, and Margaret Murray. Fannie gave Washington one child and died. Olivia gave Washington two children an…d died. Washington then married Margaret who raised his three. they had two together.she then died
yes and his wives name was Fannie Smith . She died then he got remarried to Olivia Davidson. Then she died and he remarried again to Maggie Murray.
We believed that he died of syphillis but his body was re-examined and we now know that he died of high blood pressure. hope that helped :) beth x Booker T. Washington died… November 14, 1915 when he was 56 years old at Tuskegee, Alabama. Throughout his career his racial policies drew diverse critical reactions. Black intellectuals often harshly criticized him for his "separate but equal" concept as well as for his seeming acceptance of his disenfranchisement. According to critic August Meier, "Those who accepted his accommodating doctrines understood that through tact and indirection he hoped to secure the good will of the White man and the eventual recognition of the constitutional rights of American Negros." Booker T. Washington taught his race to plan, to envision the unfolding decades and invest for them; he urged them to define success in terms of the whole of the Negro race and in terms of generations. He taught that this is how great civilizations are made, and it was to this vision that he sought to stir the race he loved so dearly.
the great accommodator
Mr. Washington discussed the origin of his name in his autobiography, Up From Slavery: When he began to attend the newly opened school for blacks in his town (Malden, West V…irginia), he was embarrassed that he only had one name - Booker, by which he had been called throughout childhood - whereas most of the other kids had more than one. Quoting Washington, "When I heard the school-roll called, I noticed that all of the children had at least two names, and some of them indulged in what seemed to me the extravagance of having three. I was in deep perplexity, because I knew that the teacher would demand of me at least two names, and I had only one." To resolve the issue, Booker called himself "Booker Washington" when asked by the teacher what his full name was. When he later learned that his mother had given him the name "Booker Taliaferro," he lengthened "Booker Washington" to the full and famous "Booker T. Washington." He reflected, "I think there are not many men in our country who have had he privilege of naming themselves in the way that I have."
r T. Washington was born into slavery, but freed as a child. He became educated, and was one of the first black men to promote education among the African-American population.… During the early 1900's he was a key figure in the early civil rights movement, advocating fellow African-Americans to join the workforce and become educated in order to have a greater impact on society, and thereby gain equality over time. One of his famous statements about his belief that civil rights would come by hard work and education is "It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top." Around this same time, the NAACP was formed and men like W.E.B. Dubois were advocating civil rights protests to gain equality immediately, and labeled Washington "The Great Accommodator". However, Washington stood firm, believing that cooperation with white men in power was a better way to overcome racism in the long run than confrontation. Booker T's stance gave him the support of many white politicians and philanthropists, allowing him to further his cause of education for African Americans. Because of his accomplishments in being one of the first leaders to attempt to bring the races together, Washington was honored with being the first African American invited to the White House, the first pictured on a postage stamp, and has had dozens of schools around the nation named after him. Much of the success of the later civil rights movement with Martin Luther King, Jr. ======= the founder of Tuskegee Institute.
Published a book called "Up from Slavery" in 1901 *First Afro-American invited to the White House *His rather flaccid nickname of "The Great Accommodator" provides a clue as… to why he was later criticized by and the N.A.A.C.P. *Washington was principal of Tuskegee Institute from 1881 until his death in 1915
Booker T. Washington and his family were freed by Abraham Lincoln's signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. He later wrote about it in his famous book "Up From Slavery."
Booker T. Washington was an educator. he began at his alma mater Hampton Institute and later founded built and established Tuskegee Institute.
He was a civil rights leader in the 1900s. Booker T. Washington was one of the greatest African educators.
Booker T. Washington was known for building a school for the African American. that's all I know about him for he was known for.