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Booker T. Washington - Educator

Booker T. Washington - Educator First Day Covers
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Stock #: 557757
Type: First Day Cover
Postmark: 1940 Apr-7
PM City: Tuskegee Institute
PM State: AL
Stamp: 10c
Size: 3.75" x 6.5" (10 x 16.5 cm)

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Born a slave in 1858 in Virginia, after the civil war was taken to West Virginia he worked in the mines attending school in Winter - graduated from Hampton Institute in 1875 - taught until 1881, when he became head of Tuskegee Institute, in Alabama. He was an able writer and speaker on Racial and educational subjects..He died Nov. 14, 1915
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