Working with the hands: being a sequel to "Up from slavery" covering the author's experiences in industrial training at Tuskegee

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <>

Collection Data

Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 (Author)
Johnston, Frances Benjamin, 1864-1952 (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1904
Place: New York
Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co.
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc B-Washington, B. (Washington, B. Working with the hands)
African Americans -- Biography
Educators -- United States -- Biography
Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute
Physical Description
Photomechanical prints
Extent: X, 246 p., 31 leaves of plates : port. ; 21 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11793287
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 62942b70-c6e1-012f-8ed4-58d385a7bc34
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