“My connection with Hampton and Tuskegee Institutes, which promote the elevation of the colored race we formerly kept in slavery, has been a source of satisfaction and pleasure, and to know Booker Washington is a rare privilege. We should all take our hats off to the man who not only raised himself from slavery but helped raise millions of his race to a higher stage of civilization. ...
“He rose from slavery to the leadership of his people—a modern Moses and Joshua combined, leading his people both onward and upward.
B. J. Hendrick's "The Life of Andrew Carnegie"
We will be creating an Andrew Carnegie home page and updating our book reviews over the next week. We will add reviews of B. J. Hendrick's biography, "The Life of Andrew Carnegie" and "Andy's" autobiography.
Until then choose the image above or link below to read our thoughts on Booker T. Washington's book, "Character Building."
Peter E. Greulich
Pete has been studying IBM and early American corporate history since his retirement in 2011. These are his thoughts and musings, and of those whose biographies he has read with links to articles and book reviews on this website.