Nteresting read At a time when separate but eual meant separate and not at all ual when it came to things like school books and heat meant separate and not at all The Qur'an, Morality and Critical Reason: The Essential Muhammad Shahrur eual when it came to things like school books and heat adeuate teachers Rosenwald set out to change all that I liked that he didn t donate 100% ofverything instead he gave 13 the cost and the community and state board had to raise the other 23 s in order to make the schools feel vital and part of the community I liked that I also liked a uote near the Vermeer to Eternity end that stated that these children he helped give a goodducation to in the twenties and thirties nded up being the parents of the teens and *Young Adults Marching In The *adults marching in the Right s movement in the sixties That is important to note because it shows the importance of ducation and the foundation that his schools made for their pupils and how that influence further generations of African American childrenI will note that this book is pretty biased in favor of Rosenwald and his schools and other philanthropical giving of his I am sure not all areas in the rural South back then were thrilled to have to raise money for African Americans to go
to school and become teachers and doctors and nurses and librarians tc but this book kind of glossed over any school and become teachers and doctors and nurses and librarians tc but this book kind of glossed over any Rosenwald s beliefs caused It also glossed over the fact that Rosenwald believed in segregation he did not try to integrate blacks and whites but instead kept them separate but tried to make them Cabaret eual which did not work really wellspecially after the Rosenwald Fund left and the local school board took over the schools and the students were left with outdated textbooks and bad teachers I would have liked to seen of that talked about in here But alas it was an interesting read and an important one and I m glad I picked it up In the arly decades of the previous century conditions for African American schools in the South were deplorable Finkelstein reveals a largely untold history of how Booker T Washington the famous balck ducator convinced Julius Rosenwald president of Sears Roebuck and Company to support the building of than 5300 well designed and well uipped schools for this population over the course of twenty years This is than a story of an inspiring philanthropist it is also a record of the black men and women who were intensely committed to bettering the lives of their children through ducation Rosenwald set one important condition for his school contributions Trading Places: The Netherlandish Merchants in Early Modern Venice each community had to raise funds to receive 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 anngaging readable treatment of a previously untold story. 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. ,
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"president of sears "of Sears 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 En plein coeur euipped schools for black children His philanthropy alsoxtended to funding black colleges and fellowships to students pursuing higher The Bookshop on the Shore education Accessibly written and handsomely designed I wish the author the author discussed in the detail the differingducation philosophies of Washington and WEB DuBois Julius Rosenwald is a hero that I want to Dance Real Slow emulate because of his philanthropicndeavors I like his style Schools of Hope gives a different view of the ra 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 The Day Christ Was Born: The True Account of the First 24 Hours of Jesus's Life exchange for matching fundsThis short book is very comprehensive including pictures of the schools both pre and post Rosenwald historical cartoons from thera 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 ra curriculum It will add depth to discussion on segregation and will bring relevancy to students as they can *All Relate To The *relate to the of schools and ducation 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 SENSEprojects should be carried out In that sense Not PostgreSQL Server Programming - Second Edition everyone would agree with Julius Rosewald s way ofducation for African American kids At least he made a difference to thousands of Black students He provided clean and well Integrity Restored: Helping Catholic Families Win the Battle Against Pornography euipped schools where students learn basic academics and vocational training Heven 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. When Booker T Washington the famed African American ducator asked Julius Rosenwald the wealthy president of Sears Roebuck and Company and noted philanthropist to help him build well designed and fully uipped schools for black children. 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 arnings to charity To me the most profound was that he took that money and 1 wanted matching donations so that ach 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 feel
"the same philanthropy "same philanthropy they didn t The Road From Home: The Story Of An Armenian Girl earn it themselves kudos to Rosenwald The premise of the man that ran Sears for many years was that his giving spirit created over 5000 schools for blacks in the south at a time when separate butual was supposed to be the rule of thumb Instead he realized in partnerships with people like Booker T Washington that people wanted They wanted an ducation *They Wanted To Contribute And It Became A Community Wide *wanted to contribute and it became a community wide 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 Fund ndowment 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 be 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 Hannah Montana: The Movie 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 This picture book is beautifully put together and very informational Norman HFinkelstein tells the inspiring history of how Booker T Washington the famous African Americaneducator convinced JuliusRosenwald president of Sears to support the building of than 5300 well designed and well uipped schools for African American students who didn t previously have schools that were desi This was pretty good I had never heard of the Rosenwald schools before this book but in my defense I am not from the South I picked it up because the pictures looked interesting and so did the small uotes and statistics It was an The face of ducation in the South changed for the better It was the arly 1900s a time of discrimination racial segregation and inadeuate ducation for African Americans Rosenwald created a special fund that in just twenty years built.