This is an article summarizing the discussion at the Tuskegee Conference that took place two weeks prior to the article's publication. Booker T. Washington intended for the Tuskegee conferences to make sure that African Americans were receiving a proper education. According to the article, Washington's "idea of true education is in training the youth of both sexes in the use of their hands as well as to give to the brain its mental poise."
WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014
Feb. 14, 1914
Used by permission of the Philadelphia Tribune Company, Inc. All rights reserved. The Philadelphia Tribune, with 130 years of continuous publication, is the oldest newspaper in the United States serving the African-American community.
Philadelphia Tribune, “"Tuskegee Conference",” Goin' North, accessed December 4, 2023, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/168.