Julius Rosenwald, ca. 1920s

Julius Rosenwald, ca.

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.

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.

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

1930 Photo Julius Rosenwald Bride NYC Honeymoon Europe Egypt SS Majestic Rare

1930 Photo Julius Rosenwald Bride NYC Honeymoon Europe Egypt SS Majestic Rare

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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…

julius rosenwald documentary - YouTube

Stephanie Deutsch On Rosenwald Schools

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

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, the man responsible for the early-20th-century success of the Sears, Roebuck Co., also improved education for African-Americans who were just decades away from slavery.  The son of German-Jewish immigrants, Rosenwald’s financial prosperity and family upbringing led him first to support Jewish causes and then charities in his hometown of Chicago.  Clean layout and design augment a quality introduction to an important chapter in the history of American education.

Sue suggests: Schools of hope : how Julius Rosenwald helped change African American education by Norman H.

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…

Julius Rosenwald: A Force for Change on Vimeo

In Chicago’s Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies presented A Force for Change: African American Art and the Julius Rosenwald Fund, the first exhibition…

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