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1  In fact, the industrial work is now as popular as the academic branches.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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2  Washington, Principal of an industrial school for coloured people in Tuskegee, Ala.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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3  Not only this, but the opportunity here afforded will awaken among us a new era of industrial progress.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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4  The same principle of industrial education has been carried out in the building of our own wagons, carts, and buggies, from the first.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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5  As a rule, after a student has succeeded in going through the night-school test, he finds a way to finish the regular course in industrial and academic training.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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6  While a great deal of stress is laid upon the industrial side of the work at Tuskegee, we do not neglect or overlook in any degree the religious and spiritual side.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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7  The "calls" to preach, I am glad to say, are not nearly so numerous now as they were formerly, and the calls to some industrial occupation are growing more numerous.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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8  Those delivered before the coloured people had for their main object the impressing upon them the importance of industrial and technical education in addition to academic and religious training.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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9  It is very largely through this effort and influence that during the last few years the subject of industrial education has assumed the importance that it has, and been placed on its present footing.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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10  I gave little heed to these protests, except that I lost no opportunity to go into as many parts of the state as I could, for the purpose of speaking to the parents, and showing them the value of industrial education.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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11  I found that during my absence from Hampton the institute each year had been getting closer to the real needs and conditions of our people; that the industrial teaching, as well as that of the academic department, had greatly improved.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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12  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.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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13  At the present time there is almost no Southern state that is not putting forth efforts in the direction of securing industrial education for its white boys and girls, and in most cases it is easy to trace the history of these efforts back to General Armstrong.
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14  Thus another object which made it desirable to get an industrial system started was in order to make it available as a means of helping the students to earn money enough so that they might be able to remain in school during the nine months' session of the school year.
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15  Notwithstanding the unpopularity of industrial work, the school continued to increase in numbers to such an extent that by the middle of the second year there was an attendance of about one hundred and fifty, representing almost all parts of the state of Alabama, and including a few from other states.
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16  We shall constitute one-third and more of the ignorance and crime of the South, or one-third its intelligence and progress; we shall contribute one-third to the business and industrial prosperity of the South, or we shall prove a veritable body of death, stagnating, depressing, retarding every effort to advance the body politic.
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17  Ignorant and inexperienced, it is not strange that in the first years of our new life we began at the top instead of at the bottom; that a seat in Congress or the state legislature was more sought than real estate or industrial skill; that the political convention or stump speaking had more attractions than starting a dairy farm or truck garden.
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