The Tuskegee Institute

Booker T. Washington was a great teacher. After being a teacher for many years, he was asked to become the President of the Tuskegee Institute.

When Booker T. Washington got to Tuskegee, there were only two old, empty cabins!

Mr. Washington began building nicer classrooms for his students.

Booker T. Washington and his students built the Tuskegee Institute together.

The Tuskegee Institute was one of the first colleges that African Americans could go to.

Booker T. Washington helped many students learn to read and write.

He also taught them to be carpenters, seamstresses, farmers, and many other things.

Students still go to Tuskegee to learn. This is a picture of what the college looks like today.

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