# 873 - 10¢ B.T. Wash. : FDC

Along with W.E.B. DuBois, Booker T. Washington was the most prominent African American of his time. Washington founded and was principle of the Tuskegee Institute, a trade school for African Americans. Washington supported the development of a separate African American niche in American society, a position outlined in his "Atlanta Compromise". Scott 873 B.T. Washington