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Photographer: from the United States Library of Congress
Taken: Circa 1929
Caption: Julius Rosenwald
Additional Description: Over the course of his life, Rosenwald and his fund donated over 70 million dollars to public schools, colleges and universities, museums, Jewish charities and black institutions. The rural school building program was one of the largest programs administered by the Rosenwald Fund. It contributed more than four million dollars in matching funds to the
construction of more than 5,000 schools, shops, and teachers' homes in the South. These schools became informally known as "Rosenwald Schools."
Submitted: May 5, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
Database Locator Identification Number: p169185
File Size: 0.070 Megabytes
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