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marriage was to Margaret Murray, of Mississippi, a graduate of Fisk University and for several years a teacher at Tuskegee. This marriage occurred in 1892. Mrs. Washington has had a very useful and distinguished career. No woman of her race has helped her people so much in recent

Booker T. Washington and His Family

years. She will be remembered not merely as the wife of Booker Washington, but for her own remarkable service to her people.

Washington was a man of unusual personal appearance. From the description that James Creelman gave of him on the occasion of his famous