Rosenwald Fund School Plan

  • American

The Rosenwald Fund was a charity founded by Sears, Roebuck and Co President Julius Rosenwald. Rosenwald Schools were a major initiative of the fund, constructing about 5000 schools from 1917 to 1932 throughout the rural American South to educate African-Americans. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Person From To
Founder Julius Rosenwald
Rural school agent, General Field Agent, school administrator and practical architect Samuel L Smith (education)
Themes with Rosenwald Fund School Plan


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Benefactor Cairo Rosenwald School Cairo
Benefactor Walnut Cove Colored School Walnut Cove
Benefactor Lincoln Park School Pinebluff
Benefactor Kiblah School Doddridge
Benefactor Lincoln School Pikeville
Benefactor Wells School Eads
Benefactor Free Hills Rosenwald School Free Hill
Benefactor Cedar Grove Rosenwald School Olmstead
Benefactor Howard Junior High School Prosperity
Benefactor Durham's Chapel School Bethpage
1911/05/00 Julius Rosenwald and Booker T Washington meet at the Blackstone Hotel, leading to creation of The Rosenwald Fund. Charity Renaissance Blackstone Hotel Chicago
1917/11/01 The Rosenwald Fund is established in Illinois by Julius Rosenwald. Benefactor
1921/00/00 Benefactor Lula G Scott Community Center Shady Side
1924/00/00 Benefactor Freetown Rosenwald School Glen Burnie
1927/00/00 Benefactor Marley Neck Rosenwald School Glen Burnie
1928/00/00 Benefactor Dry Bridge School Martinsville
1929/00/00 Lafayette County Training School, a single-story brick building with gable roof, is built in with assistance from the Rosenwald Fund. Benefactor Lafayette County Training School Stamps
1932/00/00 Benefactor Queenstown Rosenwald School Severn
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