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1951 - Educational Film: Booker T. Washington Pt. 2 of 2

Reel Number: 221410-04

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1951

Country: Romania,USA

Location: studio SET

TC Begins: 18:45:23

TC Ends: 18:53:33

Duration: 00:08:10

Pt. 2 of 2 INT SOF Booker meeting w/ angry White community leaders. “You’re teaching them Blacks to read and write, why it’s getting so they won’t do an honest day’s work anymore”. Booker invites them to visit school at Tuskegee. 18:46:30 INT Booker marrying Fanny Smith, 1882 dies two years later. Old woman visits Booker to praise him for “trying to make better mens & better womens for the colored race” - gives him six eggs. VO describes Booker’s second & third marriages. 18:48:02 Booker w/ Gen. Armstrong, now in wheelchair; discuss Booker’s invitation to speak to a mixed crowd at opening of Atlanta Exposition & dangers & possible conflict. 18:49:43 SOF Booker at podium making speech to Exposition “...this coupled w/ our material prosperity, will bring to our beloved South a new Heaven & a new Earth.” He thanks White governor after speech. Newspaper men dictating story re success of speech. 18:51:10 Booker w/ President Theodore Roosevelt, asks Booker if it is time to appoint Negroes to higher positions in South. SOF Booker urges caution. 18:52:44 Booker receiving honorary degree from Harvard. Booker as old man before death in 1915. The End. History; Race / Racism; Segregation; Civil Rights; Ethnic; Education; 1800s; Teaching; Dramatization; Booker T. Washington; Biography; NOTE: One continuous minute sold at per reel rate.

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