Through the study of speeches, and other primary documents students will identify and understand the differing positions of booker t washington and web du bois on the following topics: black advancement, race relations, and education. Monday: sharecropping and tenant farming graphic organizer and letter tuesday: ss8h6 reconstruction in georgia assessment & ss8h7 the new south notes- bourbon triumvirate, henry grady, international cotton exposition, and tom watson- henry grady bumper sticker. Booker t washington supported the idea of earning civil alonzo herndon former slave turned financial success story was the wealthiest black men in. Alonzo herndon alonzo was president of the atlanta life insurance company it was a successful company in the nation booker t washington was an author, orator.
C explain the roles of booker t washington, w e b dubois, john and lugenia burns hope, and alonzo herndon race relations & reform. Booker t washington was born in a black slave family and his way to work is to communicate with the white and make them feel the way they are in an upper level and blacks are beneficial for them with letting them being accepted in their earth. Booker t washington influenced john merrick, alonzo herndon and numerous black men and women in business worldwide, and the success stories of the mutual and atlanta life insurance company were affected by washington and his gospel of self-help (weare, 1973 flores, 2011. The book illuminates importance of noteworthy individuals such as web dubois, booker t washington, and alonzo herndon primary source images expand on the information, and eye-catching photographs draw readers' interest.
References element a (cristi johnson/ashley osby) bauerlein, m (2001) negrophobia: a race riot in atlanta, 1906 san francisco, calif: encounter books. Did alonzo herndon's philosophies more closely match those of booker t washington or web du bois references - reports, documents, miscellaneous alonzo f herndon and black insurance in atlanta, 1904-1915. A founding member of the national business league organized by booker t washington in 1900, and of the niagara movement (forerunner of the naacp) organized by w e b du bois in 1905, herndon became noted for his involvement in and support of local organizations devoted to advancing african-american business and community life. Booker t washington was a former slave who gave the important and influential atlanta compromise speech and founded tuskegee institute in alabama he believed that equality will come within a slow process for african americans and that they should wait for their freedom.
1856-1915 booker taliaferro washington was one of the leading african american figures of his era born a slave and initially denied an education, he was ultimately responsible for founding one of the preeminent black educational institutions in the us, and was known for his philosophy of hard work, vocational training, and self-reliance as the path to full political and civil participation. Ss8h7 the student will evaluate key political, social, and economic changes that dubois, john and lugenia burns hope, and alonzo herndon dr booker t washington. Herndon was also a founding member of booker t washington's national negro business league a noted philanthropist, herndon used his considerable wealth to support schools and church organizations in and around and atlanta. Alonzo franklin herndon american executive alonzo franklin herndon (1858-1927) founded the atlanta life insurance company, one of the leading insurers in the american south born into slavery, he belonged to the first generation of successful african american entrepreneurs of the early twentieth century.
Booker t washington's influence on education johnathan clarkson gibbs' impact on the black church and role in politics hiram revels role in the church, politics and academia. Just like alonzo herndon, booker t washington was born into slavery on a southern plantation in the mid-1850s after emancipation, he worked in the salt mines of west virginia, and his mother got. During his atlanta compromise speech, booker t washington mostly tried to convince whites that blacks would not strive for immediate equality clark howell editor of the atlanta constitution printed in the new york world, september 19, 1895.
Alonzo franklin herndon was born in social circle, the son of a black mother and a white owner with just a year of formal education, he opened a barbershop in jonesboro in 1878 then moved to atlanta. Bazoline estelle usher (december 26, 1885 - february 8, 1992) was an american educator known for her work in the atlanta public schoolsas director of education for african-american children in the district prior to integration, she was the first african american to have an office at atlanta city hall. Dubois, booker t washington, along with georgian john hope in addition, women, such as rebecca felton and lugenia burns hope, made important contributions to the state.
Atlanta - at the turn of the 20th century, alonzo herndon started an investment and insurance company to service black atlantans it became one of the most successful black-owned businesses in the. Herndon ventured into the realm of racial politics at the turn of the century by joining booker t washington in establishing the national negro business league later, in 1905, he joined web du bois at the founding of the niagara movement, the forerunner to the national association for the advancement of colored people. Disenfranchisment racial violence booker t washington w e b dubois john and lugenia burns hope alonzo herndon booker t washington was one of the most influential black leaders in american history.
Influential african americans ss8h7d - explain the roles of booker t washington, web dubois, john and lugenia burns hope, and alonzo herndon. Influenced by booker t washington and the movement to expand black business involvement, alonzo herndon's leadership of atlanta life blended ideals of racial self-help and independent entrepreneurship. Atlanta life insurance company (main, annex and new) pre-1892 142-148 auburn avenue.