The American Negro
Booker T. Washington's address entitled The American Negro, was first given at the Atlanta Exposition on September 18, 1895. This recording is from a Columbia Gramophone Company cylinder dated 1906. Booker T. Washington was Principal of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama, and delivered this speech at the opening of the Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia on September 18, 1895. Washington speaks on the improvement of race relations and conditions in the South.

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