[AUTOBIO] The Story of My Life and Work by Booker T. Washington - lt

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Post by silverquill » June 28th, 2020, 3:18 pm

The Story of My Life and Work by Booker T. Washington (1856 - 1915)

The legacy of Booker T. Washington has inspired leaders for racial equality for over a century. He rose from a slave family to be adviser to presidents. As an educator founded the Tuskegee Institute and championed higher education to those who were denied such based on race. Booker T. Washington gives us this autobiography of his life and work. ( Larry Wilson)
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    Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Biography & Autobiography

    Keywords that describe the book: slavery, education, American history, african american, william mckinley, negro, racial equality, national negro business league, tuskegee, shaw monument', james wilson, cotton states exposition'

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Post by silverquill » June 28th, 2020, 3:18 pm

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Post by Lynnet » June 28th, 2020, 4:28 pm

I will set this up for you... but are you sure you're the translator :hmm:

All set. Let me know if you need anything else.
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Post by KevinS » June 28th, 2020, 5:05 pm

Chapter 6, please.
What? What's that? Why are you shouting?

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Post by vvocelli » June 28th, 2020, 6:08 pm

Larry, Can I claim CH 1? Thanks!

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Post by silverquill » June 28th, 2020, 6:12 pm

Lynnet wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 4:28 pm
I will set this up for you... but are you sure you're the translator :hmm:

All set. Let me know if you need anything else.
Thanks so much!
Yeah, I don't know how my name got in as translator. Thought I'd caught all of the places. Anyway. . . .

The MW is populated, and we are ready for readers.
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Post by silverquill » June 28th, 2020, 6:21 pm

KevinS wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 5:05 pm
Chapter 6, please.
You've got it.
Thanks!
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Post by silverquill » June 28th, 2020, 6:21 pm

vvocelli wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 6:08 pm
Larry, Can I claim CH 1? Thanks!
All yours.
Thanks!
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Post by BettyB » June 28th, 2020, 9:25 pm

May I claim 29 and 30..
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Post by silverquill » June 28th, 2020, 9:47 pm

BettyB wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 9:25 pm
May I claim 29 and 30..
BettyB
With thanks!
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Post by vvocelli » June 29th, 2020, 4:50 am

silverquill wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 6:21 pm
vvocelli wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 6:08 pm
Larry, Can I claim CH 1? Thanks!
All yours.
Thanks!
Hey Larry, looks like my claim got put next to 17. Can it be moved to Chapter 1? Thanks!

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Post by silverquill » June 29th, 2020, 6:39 am

vvocelli wrote:
June 29th, 2020, 4:50 am
silverquill wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 6:21 pm
vvocelli wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 6:08 pm
Larry, Can I claim CH 1? Thanks!
All yours.
Thanks!
Hey Larry, looks like my claim got put next to 17. Can it be moved to Chapter 1? Thanks!
:lol: Truly, I need new glasses.
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Post by KevinS » June 29th, 2020, 9:58 am

What? What's that? Why are you shouting?

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Post by silverquill » June 29th, 2020, 11:02 am

I'm still catching up on PL, but got you in the list!
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Post by sonofcoltas » June 29th, 2020, 1:52 pm

I would like to claim sections 2 and 3 please

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