The Childhood of Booker T. Washington:
And How He Made it into Hampton

A Drawing Book for Self Expression

Compiled & Edited By Leon Dixon

(Based on his autobiography Up From Slavery)


  1. Hello
  2. My Early Life
  3. My Family
  4. My Early Family Lifestyle
  5. Some Early Childhood Memories
  6. Growing Up
  7. My First Time Away From Home
  8. First Learning About Slavery
  9. The "Grape-Vine Telegraph"
  10. The End of the Civil War & Freedom Songs
  11. The Great Day of Freedom
  12. Freedom's Reality
  13. Testing Freedom
  14. Our Decision to Leave the Plantation
  15. Our New Living Conditions
  16. My First Learning of "Book Knowledge"
  17. My Mother Gets Me a Spelling Book
  18. A Young Man Who Could Read
  19. Establishing a School
  20. Night School
  21. My Experience at Day School
  22. Naming Myself
  23. First Hearing About Hampton
  24. Learning How to Clean
  25. Community Support for Going to Hampton
  26. My Journey to Hampton
  27. Trying to Enroll at Hampton
  28. My Acceptance at Hampton

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