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contributions ach community had to raise funds to each community had to raise funds to a school By the time the final school was constructed in 1932 than 600000 black children had attended a Rosenwald schoolAttractively laid out and generously illustrated with period black and white photographs young readers and researchers will find this an ngaging readable treatment of a previously untold story Great story about how the wealthy president of Sears Roebuck and Company and noted philanthropist heavily influenced by Booker T Washington spent millions of his fortune to help build thousands of well designed and fully uipped schools for black "Children His Philanthropy Also Extended "His philanthropy also Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life extended funding black colleges and fellowships to students pursuing higherducation Accessibly written and handsomely designed I wish the author the author discussed in the detail the differing Crazy Love education philosophies of Washington and WEB DuBois Julius Rosenwald is a hero that I want tomulate because of his philanthropic Annual Editions: Technologies, Social Media, and Society endeavors I like his style Schools of Hope gives a different view of thera of segregation by looking at the state of ducation for African Americans before integration I found this book to be a very inspiring look at cooperation between races at a time when that was rare Booker T Washington inspired Julius Rosenwald head of Sears Roebuck and Company to be a major contributor to build adeuate schools for African American children in the South In turn Rosenwald inspired communities to work together to raise funds and provide work for the schools in xchange for matching fundsThis short book is very comprehensive including pictures of the schools both pre and post Rosenwald historical cartoons from the ra architectural drawings of the schools and pictures of historical figures among others End materials include detailed source notes a bibliography including books journals newspapers and websites an index and picture creditsI highly recommend this book as an addition to school libraries specially It will be a great addition to add variety to civil rights Black Heart, Red Ruby era curriculum It will add depth to discussion on segregation and will bring relevancy to students as they can all relate to the issue of schools andducation I learned a lot from this book about how Sears Roebuck leader Julius Rosenwald decided to give away his wealth and helped build thousands of schools for African Americans in the South at a time when ducation for blacks was not a high priority His methodology of reuiring the community to be involved in the process is a model to how development projects should be carried out In that sense this book connected to Stones Into Schools Promoting Peace With Books Not Bombs in Afghanistan and Pakistan different time and place but similar concept I also learned. The face of ducation in the South changed for the better It was the New Plant Parent: Learn the Ways of Plant Parenthood early 1900s a time of discrimination racial segregation and inadeuateducation for African Americans Rosenwald created a special fund that in just twenty years built. About Dreaming Me: An African-American Woman's Buddhist Journey earlyfforts at Civil Rights through ducation including a bit about the connection between Rosenwald s foundation and the Tuskegee Institute Not veryone would agree with Julius Rosewald s way of ЯED education for African American kids At least he made a difference to thousands of Black students He provided clean and welluipped schools where students learn basic academics and vocational training He ven backed some students in higher learning for those who really want to be a doctor or lawyer Of course he provide some financial support However he got the local community to come together to get the rest of the finances and building schools and programs This book truly inspires in readers what it means to do good philanthropically ven mentioning that Gates and Buffet have followed in Rosenwald s footsteps pledging their The Lost Art of Reading Natures Signs earnings to charity To me the most profound was that he took that money and 1 wanted matching donations so thatach community worked toward the goal and 2 he wanted his money arned spent in his lifetime not for future generations because it was his money that got me thinking about all the rich people in the world whose kids are simply rich because of their "Predecessors Certainly Not Helping Them "Certainly not helping them the same philanthropy if they didn t arn it themselves kudos to Rosenwald
The premise of the man that ran Sears for many years was that his giving spirit premise of the man that ran Sears for many years was that his giving spirit over 5000 schools for blacks in the south at a time when separate but Monsieur Pain eual was supposed to be the rule of thumb Instead he realized in partnerships with people like Booker T Washington that people wanted They wanted anducation they wanted to contribute and it became a community wide A Spark of Light: the fearless new novel from the Number One bestselling author effort Rosenwald inspired he was a champion and cheerleader An inspiring book to demonstrate the American dream and putting riches to good use I loved the historical photos throughout the book They depict the Rosenwald schools the dilapidated buildings they were replacing students and teachers and pivotal figures in promoting the Rosenwald Fund activities I had heard about these schools but I had no idea how many of them were constructed Another surprise was the Rosenwald Fundndowment program that supported such famous people as Marian Anderson in pursuing ducation and training in their chosen fields uotes from former students who attended class in schools built with Rosenwald support add
a personal touch to the story readers will personal touch to the story Readers will amazed at the amount of money raised and ffort donated to build these schools in communities across the South The philosophy behind the building program and the close partnership with Tuskegee Institute are also The Exhaustion Breakthrough explained This would make a wonderful addition to a unit on segregation Civil Rights or regional historyI read an book provided by the publisher through NetGalley. Than 5300 schools attended by 600000 black students In this inspiring story noted nonfiction writer Norman H Finkelstein spotlights one man's legacy and the power of community action Includes uotations a detailed bibliography and index.