Schools of Hope

Schools of Hope

How Julius Rosenwald Helped Change African American Education

Book - 2014
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Tells the story of how wealthy businessman Julius Rosenwald came to financially support the building of 5,300 schools in rural African-American communities that desperately needed them over the course of twenty years.
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2014]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781590788417
1590788419
Characteristics: 80 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 x 27 cm
Alternative Title: Julius Rosenwald

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ArapahoeStaff20 Jul 13, 2017

Julius Rosenwald became an unexpected character in the journey towards educational equality for African-Americans. I was amazed to read about his passion to carry out this mission and about the history of the cause in general.

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