Guest of Honor

Guest of Honor

Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked A Nation

Book - 2012
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Documents the 1901 White House dinner shared by former slave Booker T. Washington and President Theodore Roosevelt, documenting the ensuing scandal and the ways in which the event reflected post-Civil War politics and race relations.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2012
Edition: 1st Atria Books hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781439169810
1439169810
Branch Call Number: 973.911 Davis 2012
Characteristics: x, 308 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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SusanWilbanks
Aug 04, 2012

Fascinating look at a now-forgotten 1901 incident when Booker T Washington became the first African-American to dine as a guest at the White House.

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