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Booker T. Washington Speaks at the Cotton States and International Exposition


Portrait of Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington, perhaps the most influential African American in politics of his day

CREDIT: Booker T. Washington, half-length portrait, standing, against white background, 1917. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-25624.

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