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1  Many became teachers who could do little more than write their names.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter V.
2  In registering the names of the students, I found that almost every one of them had one or more middle initials.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VIII.
3  I was in deep perplexity, because I knew that the teacher would demand of me at least two names, and I had only one.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter II.
4  Very few people have any idea of the amount of money given away by persons who never permit their names to be known.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XII.
5  I think there are not many men in our country who have had the privilege of naming themselves in the way that I have.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter II.
6  When this man of culture and voice and power, as well as a dark skin, began, and uttered the names of Stearns and of Andrew, feeling began to mount.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
7  When I heard the school-roll called, I noticed that all of the children had at least two names, and some of them indulged in what seemed to me the extravagance of having three.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter II.
8  The city was at her birthright fte in the persons of hundreds of her best citizens, men and women whose names and lives stand for the virtues that make for honourable civic pride.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
9  Higginson, and some other good friends who I know do not want their names made public, were then raising a sum of money which would be sufficient to keep the school in operation while I was away.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVI.
10  As an example of this, there are two ladies in New York, whose names rarely appear in print, but who, in a quiet way, have given us the means with which to erect three large and important buildings during the last eight years.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XII.
11  After the coming of freedom there were two points upon which practically all the people on our place were agreed, and I found that this was generally true throughout the South: that they must change their names, and that they must leave the old plantation for at least a few days or weeks in order that they might really feel sure that they were free.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter II.