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The Rosenwald Schools of the American South

The Rosenwald Schools of the American South( )
Author: Hoffschwelle, Mary S.
Foreword by: Smith, John David
Series title:New Perspectives on the History of the South Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8130-2957-3
Publication Date:Jun 2006
Publisher:University Press of Florida
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

Hoffschwelle tells the story of a remarkable partnership to build model schools for black children during the Jim Crow era in the South. The Rosenwald program, which erected more than 5,300 schools and auxiliary buildings between 1912 and 1932, began with Booker T. Washington, then principal of Tuskegee Institute, who turned for financing to Julius Rosenwald, president of Sears, Roebuck & Company. By requiring communities to raise matching funds, the two men inspired a...
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Book Details
Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.25 Inches
Book Weight:1.67 Pounds



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