Book, Booker T. Washington: Builder of a Civilization
Book, Booker T. Washington: Builder of a Civilization
Book, Booker T. Washington: Builder of a Civilization
Book, Booker T. Washington: Builder of a Civilization
Book, Booker T. Washington: Builder of a Civilization
Book, Booker T. Washington: Builder of a Civilization
Book, Booker T. Washington: Builder of a Civilization


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

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African American History Books ➔ Book, Booker T. Washington: Builder of a Civilization

Identifier:
2019.1.56
Description:
Scott, Emmett J., and Lyman Beecher Stowe. Booker T. Washington: Builder of a Civilization. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1916.

Booker T. Washington: Builder of a Civilization was written by Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe. It was published by Doubleday, Page & Company in 1916. 
Date:
1916
Materials:
Paper
Dimensions:
9.5"" h 6.5"" w 1.75"" d
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Emmett J. Scott
Emmett J. Scott, born in 1873, was an African-American journalist, educator, and author. He was the closest advisor of Booker T. Washington and was Speical Adviser of Black Affairs to Secretary of War Newton D. Baker. He passed away in 1957. 

Lyman Beecher Stowe
Lyman Beecher Stowe, born in 1775, was a Presbyterian minister and leader. He was the father of Harriet Beecher Stowe, famous for her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. He passed away in 1863. 

Ruth Herrick
Born on July 6, 1895 in Ohio, Ruth Herrick became known as one of the first women physicians in Michigan. She studied at the University of Chicago Medical College and at Blodgett Memorial Hospital. Afterwards she began her practice in 1931 in Grand Rapids. She was an avid collector and took a strong interest in archaeology, having lectured at the Greenfield Village Museum and wrote and published a book entitled "Greentown glass: the Indiana Tumbler and Goblet Company and allied manufacturers (1959)". In 1961 she cooperated with the Kent County Medical Society in compiling a historic medical collection. She retired in 1973 and later passed away after an automobile accident on June 7, 1974, with many of her assets bequeathed to the Public Museum.
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