Wiliam H. Holtzclaw was an American author and writer, who had african roots. The main object of his works was the diminished position of coloured people and ethnic minorities. Holtzclaw was born in family of a former slave with no significant connection or resources, but he managed make a full of success career of a writer. His works are vivid pictures of life of Americans of non-Saxon origin, that was very harsh and full turmoil at that time. In this short piece of literary work William Holtzclaw tells about his impression of his fellow man Booker T. Washington as he was a freedom writer as well. He tells about Booker's routine and his virtuos way of living.