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Booker T. Washington in US Federal Census Records


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1880 -- Living in Chesapeake, Virginia--enumerated as a school teacher.
1900 -- While at Tuskegee Institute
1910 -- While at Tuskegee Institute


From the Library of Congress Web site:

"For decades, Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) was the major African-American spokesman in the eyes of white America. Born a slave in Virginia, Washington was educated at Hampton Institute, Norfolk, Virginia. He began to work at the Tuskegee Institute in 1881 and built it into a center of learning and industrial and agricultural training."

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aap/bookert.html
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