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Author Finkelstein, Norman H. author.

Title Schools of hope : how Julius Rosenwald helped change African American education / Norman H. Finkelstein.

Publication Info. Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2014]

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 371.82996 FIN    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 371.82996 FIN    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 371.82996 FIN    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 80 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 x 27 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 70-77) and index.
Contents Realizing the dream -- Making money: doing good -- Working with Washington -- Turning dreams into reality -- The Rosenwald patch -- Everyone was so proud -- Curing things: Rosenwald's legacy.
Summary 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.
Subject Rosenwald, Julius, 1862-1932 -- Juvenile literature.
Rosenwald, Julius, 1862-1932.
Julius Rosenwald Fund -- Juvenile literature.
Julius Rosenwald Fund.
African Americans -- Education -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Philanthropists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Jews -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Education, Rural -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Schools -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Education.
Philanthropists.
Jews.
Education -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Schools -- History -- 20th century.
Added Title Julius Rosenwald
ISBN 9781590788417 (hardcover)
1590788419 (hardcover)

 
    
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