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Description

Description: In this April 13, 1905 letter Booker T. Washington, as Principal of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, writes to a Dr. J. B. Rand of Monson, MA encouraging a repeat of the doctor’s $5 donation of the prior year. He writes: “Each year we are following up more and more closely the work of our graduates and ex-students and we feel more and more encouraged by the very successful work which they are accomplishing in all sections of the South.”

Written on an 11″ x 8 1/2″ sheet of Institute stationery by a secretary or student and signed boldly by Washington. Archivally matted with a portrait. Overall 17 1/2″ x 22 1/4″.

Booker T. Washington (1856-1915), African American educator and author, became the leader of the Tuskegee Institute in 1881 and guided it for more than 30 years.

Item #A01260

Condition: Fold lines, toned at lower right blank margin, otherwise very good.