Woodlawn School ninth graders Quinn Schneider and Jake Johnson won first place in the state-level National History Day Competition in May for this documentary on the Rosenwald Schools, a group of more than 5,000 schools for African-Americans funded by Sears & Roebuck president Julius Rosenwald in the early 20th [...]
The Stanly County Public Library recently purchased eight books that relate to the museum’s Rosenwald School exhibit. Six books are aimed at adults and two books are for children.
The books are on display at the main branch and will be available for circulation beginning January 26th.
The titles are listed below:
Ascoli, Peter Max. Jul [...]
Booker T. Washington’s Up From Slavery
W.E.B. Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk
Carter G. Woodson’s The Rural Negro
Carter G. Woodson’s The Mis-Education of the Negro
The Southern Workman, various volumes online.
The Crisis, various volumes online.
Information will be added to this page.
We do not have a photo of the original Rosenwald School in Norwood, but we do have a photo of the teacher’s home.
Norwood Teacher’s Home
Here is a photo of the Norwood Black School in 1917 (pre-Rosenwald). Principal Professor H. S. Sellers is seated front right. Classes were held in Bennet [...]
Fisk University Rosenwald Database
Search the Fisk database for Rosenwald building information: http://rosenwald.fisk.edu/?module=search (more information from the National Trust for Historic Preservation).
Rosenwald School Day Program. Negro School Improvement Day Program of Exercises, Friday, March 6th, 1931. The Julius Rosenwald Fund for [...]