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Can you answer these questions about Booker T. Washington?

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Year of Birth
Middle Name
Proclamation read to him when he was freed in 1865
Virginia HBCU university he attended in the 1870s
Co-founded NNBL: National Negro __________ League
City where he delivered his 'Compromise' Speech in 1895
Famous line from the speech: 'Cast down your ______'
Famous institute/college he led
State where this institute was built
Inventor/peanut expert who Washington chose to run the Agriculture Department at the institute
Scottish-American steel magnate who donated over half a million dollars to the institute
Bestselling autobiography he wrote in 1901
NAACP leader who disagreed with many of his ideas
Number of times he was widowed
Number of children he had
European city where he helped organize the 'Negro Exhibition' in 1900
President who invited him to the White House in 1901
Kodak founder who donated to Washington's cause
Number of books he published during his lifetime
In 1940, Washington became the first African American depicted on this postage item.
Denomination of US coin honoring him in 1946
Doctorow novel (later a musical) that features Washington as a character
Year of Death

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