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Washington talks at length about the details of raising money for the school. As enrollment increases, school officials decide they need another dormitory. Miss Davidson begins another fundraising campaign and students begin digging the foundation of another building. Washington travels with Armstrong around larger Northern cities, gathering support and donations as he goes. As always, he cites the things he learns while studying human nature. One of those things is that the calm, self-possessed people are the ones who are most successful at whatever they set about doing. He also notes that it's important to present the facts of the Tuskegee school without appearing to "beg" in order to garner support of the very wealthy.

Washington notes that many people thank him for allowing them the opportunity to support such a worthy cause. He says that there are a few who are uninterested...

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