Booker T. Washington
Olivia Jones
Booker T. Washington Biography
 He was born April
5,1856.
 He died November
14,1915.
 His mother was
named Jane she was
a slave.
 His father was an
unknown plantation
worker.
Education
 In 1872 he entered
the Hampton
Agricultural Institute.
 As a kid he did not
go to school because
is black.
Contributed or influenced
 He wrote a book.
 He was an educator
for blacks.
 He was also an
African American civil
rights leader.
Famous Quote
 “To hold a man
down, you have to
stay down with him”
Two interesting facts
 He was the first
African-American to
be invited to the
White House.
 At age 16 he walked
from Malden, West
Virginia to Hampton,
Virginia to go to
college.
Two interesting facts
 He was the first
African-American to
receive an honorary
degree from Harvard.
 He was the first
African-American to
have his face on a
U.S postage stamp
and even had his
face on a half-dollar.
Websites
 Google
 Wikipedia