Leaving San Francisco for 2010 Freedom Journey, Following in the footsteps of Booker T. Washington from slavery to freedom 7/30/2010
Arriving at airport in Roanoke, Virginia
Cabin on plantation where Booker T. Washington was born a slave
Booker T. Washington Plantation - Park Ranger Tim Sims
Park ranger leading tour of Booker T. Washington Nat'l Monument on the grounds of plantation where he was born a slave.
Erica and Rhyan on Plantation Grounds
Second stop on Journey, Malden, West Virginia where Booker T. Washington lived when slavery ended. The church he attended and served is now a historic monument.
Second stop on journey - Malden, West Virginia, where Booker T. Washington went with family after slavery ended.
Malden, West Virginia Tour guide, former state senator, Atty. Larry Rowe
Third stop on the journey, Hampton University in Virginia
Fourth stop on the journey, Washington, D.C., where Booker T. Washington was the first African-American invited to dine in the White House
Our final stop along the journey, Tuskegee University in Alabama. The school Booker T. Washington opened in 1881 for former slaves and their descendants.
Sarah O'Neal Rush standing by a portrait of her great-grandmother, Booker T. Washington's second wife, Olivia Davidson Washington, in the chapel at Tuskegee University
Erica on the grounds of Tuskegee University
Gravesite of the mother of Sarah O'Neal Rush in the family cemetary on the grounds of Tuskegee University
Erica at the grave site of Booker T. Washington on the grounds of Tuskegee University
Freedom Journey group with the current president of Tuskegee University.
The Oaks - Booker T. Washington's Mansion built by students
Freedom Journey group standing in front of the famous sculpture, "Lifting the Veil"
Speaking to news reporter on the campus of Tuskegee University at the close of our Freedom Journey