Monday, August 20, 2007

Rosenwald Schools

Visit the web site to review a variety of information including links or contact info for initiatives in specific states. The site provides details on the work of Julius Rosenwald and a charitable foundation devoted to improving education for African Americans. By 1932, the effort had produced 4,977 new schools, 217 teachers' homes, and 163 shop buildings, constructed at a total cost of $28,408,520 to serve 663,615 students in 883 counties of 15 states.