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  • Collection: Clifton Johnson Collection

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The barber is cutting a man's hair while a young boy peers up inquisitively at the process. Caption on back "The Hair-cut" and "The little boy watched the woodshed barber so closely that the craftsman said, "I guess you're goin' to learn the tradeā€¦

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A black man grazes a horse in his yard and talks to a woman. In the background, children are sitting on the steps of the house.

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Booker T. Washington stands next to a chicken coop. At his feet is a group of chickens. He holds a pail of feed in one hand and sprinkles it for the chickens with the other.

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One page, typed, signed letter from George Washington Carver to Clifton Johnson, on Tuskegee Institute stationery. Carver thanks Johnson for his last letter and discusses Johnson's books.

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A dilapidated wood cabin, identified as the building Booker T. Washington started his school. A wooden fence and some trees are on the right. Caption on back: "The cabin in which Booker Washington started his school."

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An older black woman seated in a chair, and a child, possibly her daughter or granddaughter, read together in Louisiana.

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Two apron-wearing women hang laundry to dry on a fence outside their house in Tuskegee, Alabama.

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An older black couple with smiling faces, in their yard in Vicksburg, Mississippi, look at each other. The woman is stirring a kettle and the man is sitting in a chair.

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Booker T. Washington sits on a bench with his son David standing next to him. At their feet are two rabbits.

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Booker T. Washington stands in a pasture, holding a mare's bridle and reaching out to make friends with her colt.

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Booker T. Washington standing on a log above a brook holding a walking stick on his right hand and his hat in his left hand. Bushes and trees are visible behind him.

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A black man splitting boards for a roof in Virginia.

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On the bank of the Ohio River in West Virginia, a black boy pulls his little brother in a tiny toy wagon.

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A black boy is sitting on a porch, reading to his father, who, according to the back of the photograph, does not know how.

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Booker T. Washington standing in the woods pulling at a branch and looking at the flowers of a tree.
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