Many years later Booker founded the Tuskegee Institute.
For the rest of his life he worked hard to help others go to school.
To learn more about the Tuskegee Institute, click on the arrow:
Schroeder, Alan. Booker T. Washington: Educator and Racial Spokesman. Chelsea House Publishers, 1992.
Washington, Booker Taliaferro. Up From Slavery: http://www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/subjects/afam/UpFromSlavery.html
"Booker T. Washington". Boston African American Historic Site. National Park Service. June 4, 1999. http://www.nps.gov/boaf/washin~1.htm
"Booker T. Washington Legend". Fighters for Freedom. June 3, 1999. http://nmaa-ryder.si.edu/johnson/booker.html
Booker T. Washington. "The Awakening of the Negro". Flashback: African-American Education. The Atlantic Monthly. June 3, 1999. http://www.theatlantic.com/unbound/flashbks/blacked/washaw.htm