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1  Tuskegee seemed an ideal place for the school.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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2  I began to get ready at once to go to Tuskegee.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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3  This we succeeded in doing, and he is now the postmaster at the Tuskegee Institute.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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4  General Armstrong spent two of the last six months of his life in my home at Tuskegee.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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5  I found Tuskegee to be a town of about two thousand inhabitants, nearly one-half of whom were coloured.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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6  In the county in which Tuskegee is situated the coloured people outnumbered the whites by about three to one.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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7  There were not a few white people in the vicinity of Tuskegee who looked with some disfavour upon the project.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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8  I went by way of my old home in West Virginia, where I remained for several days, after which I proceeded to Tuskegee.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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9  Before going to Tuskegee I had expected to find there a building and all the necessary apparatus ready for me to begin teaching.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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10  After I finished the course at Hampton and had entered upon my lifework at Tuskegee, I had the pleasure of visiting Mr. Morgan several times.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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11  In three years my brother finished the course at Hampton, and he is now holding the important position of Superintendent of Industries at Tuskegee.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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12  My own experiences in the night-school gave me faith in the night-school idea, with which, in after years, I had to do both at Hampton and Tuskegee.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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13  At the end of my first year with the Indians there came another opening for me at Hampton, which, as I look back over my life now, seems to have come providentially, to help to prepare me for my work at Tuskegee later.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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14  In giving all these descriptions of what I saw during my month of travel in the country around Tuskegee, I wish my readers to keep in mind the fact that there were many encouraging exceptions to the conditions which I have described.
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15  I have stated in such plain words what I saw, mainly for the reason that later I want to emphasize the encouraging changes that have taken place in the community, not wholly by the work of the Tuskegee school, but by that of other institutions as well.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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16  I found that about a year previous to my going to Tuskegee some of the coloured people who had heard something of the work of education being done at Hampton had applied to the state Legislature, through their representatives, for a small appropriation to be used in starting a normal school in Tuskegee.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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17  One night in the chapel, after the usual chapel exercises were over, General Armstrong referred to the fact that he had received a letter from some gentlemen in Alabama asking him to recommend some one to take charge of what was to be a normal school for the coloured people in the little town of Tuskegee in that state.
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