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1  As to clothes, when I reached Hampton I had practically nothing.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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2  I had only a small, cheap satchel that contained a few articles of clothing I could get.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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3  In the portion of Virginia where I lived it was common to use flax as part of the clothing for the slaves.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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4  We finally mastered this, however, by getting some cheap cloth and sewing pieces of this together as to make large bags.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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5  That part of the flax from which our clothing was made was largely the refuse, which of course was the cheapest and roughest part.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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6  I was very anxious to secure some clothes for the winter, but in this I was disappointed, except for a few garments which my brother John secured for me.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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7  To wear one suit of clothes continually, while at work and in the schoolroom, and at the same time keep it clean, was rather a hard problem for me to solve.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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8  What little clothing and few household goods we had were placed in a cart, but the children walked the greater portion of the distance, which was several hundred miles.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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9  After he had gone to his room, and had gotten the wet threads of his clothes dry, Dr. Donald ventured the remark that a large chapel at Tuskegee would not be out of place.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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10  My anxiety about clothing was increased because of the fact that General Armstrong made a personal inspection of the young men in ranks, to see that their clothes were clean.
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11  Since that time I have owned many kinds of caps and hats, but never one of which I have felt so proud as of the cap made of the two pieces of cloth sewed together by my mother.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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12  For a long time one of the most difficult tasks was to teach the students that all the buttons were to be kept on their clothes, and that there must be no torn places or grease-spots.
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13  I waited for a few minutes, till I was sure that no passers-by could see me, and then crept under the sidewalk and lay for the night upon the ground, with my satchel of clothing for a pillow.
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14  The small amount of money that I had earned had been consumed by my stepfather and the remainder of the family, with the exception of a very few dollars, and so I had very little with which to buy clothes and pay my travelling expenses.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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15  Having been so long without proper food, a bath, and a change of clothing, I did not, of course, make a very favourable impression upon her, and I could see at once that there were doubts in her mind about the wisdom of admitting me as a student.
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16  I never see a filthy yard that I do not want to clean it, a paling off of a fence that I do not want to put it on, an unpainted or unwhitewashed house that I do not want to paint or whitewash it, or a button off one's clothes, or a grease-spot on them or on a floor, that I do not want to call attention to it.
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17  The things that they disliked most, I think, were to have their long hair cut, to give up wearing their blankets, and to cease smoking; but no white American ever thinks that any other race is wholly civilized until he wears the white man's clothes, eats the white man's food, speaks the white man's language, and professes the white man's religion.
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