Guest of honor : Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House dinner that shocked a nation
Title
Guest of honor : Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House dinner that shocked a nation

Author
Davis, Deborah, 1957-

ISBN
9781439169810
 
9781439169827

Edition
1st Atria Books hardcover ed.

Publication Information
New York : Atria Books, c2012.

Physical Description
x, 308 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 25 cm.

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.

Personal Subject
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
 
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915.

Subject Term
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
 
African American educators -- United States -- Biography.

Geographic Term
United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918.
 
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
 
United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1909.

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.


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