Character Building by Booker T. Washington

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Author Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
LoC No. 02017836
Title Character Building
Being Addresses Delivered on Sunday Evenings to the Students of Tuskegee Institute
Contents Preface -- Two sides of life -- Helping others -- Some of the rocks ahead -- On influencing by example -- The virtue of simplicity -- Have you done your best? -- Don't be discouraged -- On getting a home -- Calling things by their right names -- European impressions -- The value of system in home life -- What will pay? -- Education that educates -- The importance of being reliable -- The highest education -- Unimproved opportunities -- Keeping your word -- Some lessons of the hour -- The gospel of service -- Your part in the Negro Conference -- What is to be our future? -- Some great little things -- To would-be teachers -- The cultivation of stable habits -- What you ought to do -- Individual responsibility -- Getting on in the world -- Each one his part -- What would father and mother say? -- Object lessons -- Substance vs. shadow -- Character as shown in dress -- Sing the old songs -- Getting down to Mother Earth -- A penny saved -- Growth -- Last words.
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Language English
LoC Class BJ: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Ethics, Social usages, Etiquette, Religion
Subject Character
Subject African Americans -- Education
Subject College students -- Conduct of life
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