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Letter from Booker T. Washington to John B. Knox, president of the constitutional convention.

Enclosed with the letter is a petition "representing the feelings and wishes of the colored people of the State of Alabama" which Washington asks to be read during the convention.

Creator: Booker T. Washington
Date: May 23, 1901
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Correspondence; petition

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ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard:
Grade 4: Standard(s) 10
Grade 7 (Civics): Standard(s) 10 12
Grade 10: Standard(s) 15
Grade 12 (US Government): Standard(s) 6 14

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