This page creates an adventure story starring your student or your child. He or she travels back to West Virginia in 1872 to meet the famous African-American educator, Booker T. Washington, as he is leaving to start his education at Hampton Institute.
Background Music: "Battle Cry of Freedom", from "Martial Music of Camp Dupont", recorded on "Martial Music in the Age of Lewis and Clark" by Randolph Cabell. This Banjo tune still was played during the time of this story. The Banjo was a popular instrument with African-Americans when they had time to relax. Synthesized by Randy Cabell, 2004. Music used by permission.
Page created August 9, 2005. Anne Pemberton Updated Tue, Aug 23, 2011 . AP.