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Author Davis, Deborah, 1952-
Title Guest of honor : Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House dinner that shocked a nation / by Deborah Davis.
Published New York : Atria Books, c2012.
Book Cover
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 Floor2  E757 .D247 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition 1st Atria Books hardcover ed.
Description x, 308 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.[285]-295) and index.
Contents The Big House -- Strive and succeed -- The force that wins -- An exemplary young gentleman -- Brick by brick -- Great expectations -- Let me keep loving -- Moving up -- Rough riding -- Rising stars -- Jump Jim Crow -- Pride and prejudice -- That damned cowboy -- Best behavior -- Lazy days -- -A wild ride -- The people's president -- The family circus -- Behind closed doors -- Fathers and daughters -- Bold moves -- Dinner is served -- A big stink -- Sitting ducks -- Undercover -- Blindsided -- Slipping away -- Eulogies.
Summary Documents the 1901 White House dinner shared by former slave Booker T. Washington and President Theodore Roosevelt, documenting the ensuing scandal and the ways in which the event reflected post-Civil War politics and race relations.
Subject Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
African American educators -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1909.
ISBN 9781439169810 (hardcover)
1439169810 (hardcover)
9781439169827 (trade paper)
1439169829 (trade paper)
9781439169834 (ebook)
1439169837 (ebook)
OCLC number 709673085