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1  This was not so at Hampton Institute.
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2  My wife was also a graduate of the Hampton Institute.
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3  I have spoken of my own experience in entering the Hampton Institute.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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4  This we succeeded in doing, and he is now the postmaster at the Tuskegee Institute.
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5  Frissell, the present Principal of the Hampton Institute, General Armstrong's successor.
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6  After hearing of the Hampton Institute, I continued to work for a few months longer in the coal-mine.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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7  Notwithstanding my success at Mrs. Ruffner's I did not give up the idea of going to the Hampton Institute.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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8  In addition to this, I gave private lessons to several young men whom I was fitting to send to the Hampton Institute.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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9  I sometimes feel that almost the most valuable lesson I got at the Hampton Institute was in the use and value of the bath.
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10  When he returned from Hampton, we both combined our efforts and savings to send our adopted brother, James, through the Hampton Institute.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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11  As soon as possible after reaching the grounds of the Hampton Institute, I presented myself before the head teacher for an assignment to a class.
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12  Marshall, the Treasurer of the Hampton Institute, putting the situation before him and beseeching him to lend me the two hundred and fifty dollars on my own personal responsibility.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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13  Within a few days a reply came to the effect that he had no authority to lend me the money belonging to the Hampton Institute, but that he would gladly lend me the amount needed from his own personal funds.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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14  At the institution I attended there was no industrial training given to the students, and I had an opportunity of comparing the influence of an institution with no industrial training with that of one like the Hampton Institute, that emphasizes the industries.
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15  As they went on describing the school, it seemed to me that it must be the greatest place on earth, and not even Heaven presented more attractions for me at that time than did the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute in Virginia, about which these men were talking.
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16  He conceived the idea of starting a night-school in connection with the Institute, into which a limited number of the most promising of these young men and women would be received, on condition that they were to work for ten hours during the day, and attend school for two hours at night.
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17  General Armstrong had found out that there was quite a number of young coloured men and women who were intensely in earnest in wishing to get an education, but who were prevented from entering Hampton Institute because they were too poor to be able to pay any portion of the cost of their board, or even to supply themselves with books.
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