Cover

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Title Page, Copyright, Dedication

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Contents

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pp. vii-xvi

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Introduction

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pp. xvii-xx

IN THE PERIOD COVERED BY this volume, from September 1912 through March 1914, Washington's declining personal vigor could be seen in his face but not in his actions, as he continued his heavy schedule of speaking, fund-raising, close supervision of Tuskegee Institute...

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Errata

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pp. xxi-xxii

VOLUME 2, p. 291, John Mercer Langston enrolled at Oberlin in 1844, not 1834.
VOLUME 2, p. 364, James Monroe Trotter was recorder of deeds from 1887 to 1889, not from 1885 to 1887.
VOLUME 2, p. 411, the Oberlin College Archives have no record...

Symbols and Abbreviations

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pp. xxiii-xxiv

Documents

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1912

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pp. 3-98

My dear Dr. Washington: I am a stranger to you though I have met you personally in several public assemblies and have even had the opportunity of introducing you a time or two in gatherings honored by your presence and address.
I need not at this time speak of my...

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1913

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pp. 99-388

Dear Emmett: If there is any way the Doctor and you can influence Fred to cease this editorial strife with The Bee, I wish you would do so, and act hastily. This week's Age contains an attack on Chase, quite vicious—equally, if not more vicious than Chase's reply to the first...

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1914

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pp. 388-490

Dear Mr. Carnegie: I am writing to say that your card on "Peace" has just been received. It is strong, beautiful, direct and unanswerable; I am sure it will accomplish great good. It shall have a place among my most precious and cherished documents.
In an humble way, I have...

Bibliography

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pp. 491-492

Index

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pp. 493-524