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Books by BTW



Character Building

by Booker T. Washington

A collection of his Sunday evening talks
to students and faculty at Tuskegee.

      (originally published by Doubleday, Page & Co., NY, in 1902)

   1 - Two Sides of Life
   2 - Helping Others
   3 - Some Rocks Ahead
   4 - Influencing By Example
   5 - The Virtue of Simplicity
   6 - Have You Done Your Best
   7 - Don't Be Discouraged
   8 - On Getting a Home
   9 - Using Their Right Name
 10 - European Impressions
 11 - Value of System In Life
 12 - What Will Pay
 13 - Education That Educates
 14 - On Being Reliable
 15 - The Highest Education
 16 - On Opportunities
 17 - Keeping Your Word
 18 - Lessons Of The Hour
 19 - The Gospel of Service
 20 - The Negro Conference
 21 - What About Our Future?
 22 - Some Great Little Things
 23 - To Would-Be Teachers
 24 - Cultivating Stable Habits
 25 - What You Ought To Do
 26 - Individual Responsibility
 27 - Getting On In The World
 28 - Each One His Part
 29 - On Mother & Father
 30 - Object Lessons
 31 - Substance vs. Shadow
 32 - Character Shown in Dress
 33 - Sing The Old Songs
 34 - On Mother Earth
 35 - A Penny Saved
 36 - Growth
 37 - Last Words

* Thanks to William Richard Craft for resurrecting and re-publishing this gem of a book. You may buy it directly from him at Phoenix Publications.