Julius Rosenwald, ca. 1920s

Julius Rosenwald, ca.

Schools of Hope: How Julius Rosenwald Helped Change African American Education

Schools of Hope: How Julius Rosenwald Helped Change African American Education

Julius Rosenwald was an American businessman and philanthropist. He is best known as a part-owner and leader of Sears, Roebuck and Company, and for establishing the Rosenwald Fund, which donated millions in matching funds to support the education of African American children in the rural South. He was the principal founder and backer for the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, to which he gave more than $5 million and served as President from 1927 to 1932.

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Julius Rosenwald : Repairing the World (Hardcover) (Hasia R. Diner)

Julius Rosenwald : Repairing the World (Hardcover) (Hasia R. Diner)

Julius Rosenwald : Repairing the World (Hardcover) (Hasia R.

Julius Rosenwald : Repairing the World (Hardcover) (Hasia R. Diner)

Julius Rosenwald : Repairing the World (Hardcover) (Hasia R. Diner)

Julius Rosenwald : Repairing the World (Hardcover) (Hasia R.

Julius Rosenwald's generosity captured in new film - Chicago Tribune

Julius Rosenwald story of Rosenwald Fund and Rosenwald schools that enabled thousands of African-Americans to get an education is featured in Aviva Kempner documentary.

You Need a Schoolhouse: Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South by Stephanie Deutsch

'Schoolhouse': Rosenwald Schools In The South

You Need A Schoolhouse: Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, And The Building Of Schools For The Segregated South by Stephanie Deutsch

On May 16, 2013, Stephanie Deutsch delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South." Booker T. Washington, the founder of Tuskegee Institute, and Julius Rosenwald, the president of Sears, Roebuck, and Company, first met in 1911. By charting the lives of these two men both before and after the meeting, Stephanie Deutsch offers a fascinating glimpse into the partnership that would bring thousands of modern…

On May Stephanie Deutsch delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, and the Building of Schools for the Segregated…

Meet the Jew who built 5,300 schools for black children in the 1900s Deep South - New film, ‘Rosenwald,’ tells story of philanthropist Julius Rosenwald who transformed black lives, including those of writer Langston Hughes and opera singer Marion Anderson

Inspired by the Jewish ideals of tzedakah (charity) and tikkun olam (repairing the world), Julius Rosenwald partnered with African American communities to fund some schools for African American children in the Jim Crow-era South.

Rosenwald Schools received the name from Julius Rosenwald, who was a 20th century philanthropist. Julius Rosenwald was a German-Jewish immigrant's son and became a clothier by trade, after learning the business from relatives in New York City. His first business went bankrupt; however, another

Rosenwald Schools received the name from Julius Rosenwald, who was a century philanthropist. Julius Rosenwald was a German-Jewish immigrant's son and became a clothier by trade, after learning th

The unlikely story of how a former slave and a wealthy Jewish businessman advanced educational opportunities for hundreds of thousands of African American children in the rural South. The genius of Booker T. Washington and Julius Rosenwald created the Rosenwald Schools.    This video is a preview of an hour-long documentary now in production.

The unlikely story of how a former slave and a wealthy Jewish businessman advanced educational opportunities for hundreds of thousands of African American children…

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Stephanie Deutsch On Rosenwald Schools

Julius Rosenwald built nearly 5,000 schools for black children across the south. That was a century ago. But some economists thinks those schools may hold important lessons for today.

Built A Century Ago, 'Rosenwald Schools' May Still Have Lessons To Teach

Julius Rosenwald built nearly schools for black children across the south. That was a century ago. But some economists thinks those schools may hold important lessons for today.

Julius Rosenwald and His Gifts to America's Well-Being

Julius Rosenwald and His Gifts to America's Well-Being

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