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Rosenwald Schools – Videos

Rosenwald Schools – Videos
Rosenwald Schools   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 [...]

Books @ the Library on the Rosenwald ...

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 [...]

Rosenwald Schools – Related Boo...

Rosenwald Schools – Related Books, Pamphlets, Etc.
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.

Principal Annual Reports

Principal Annual Reports
The North Carolina Archives house Principal Annual Reports from high schools around the state.  The Division of Negro Education began in 1913 as the office of the Associate Supervisor of Rural Elementary Schools with the responsibility for promoting Negro education. In 1917 the title of the position was changed to State Agent for Negro School [...]

Norwood Colored High School

Norwood Colored High School
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 [...]

Rosenwald Schools – Resources

Rosenwald Schools – Resources
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 [...]

Kingville High School

Kingville High School
Kingville School’s history is listed below the photographs. In 1936, Stanly County built new brick school buildings in Norwood and Kingville. Below are links to Kingville’s architectural plans. (The following information is excerpted from the National Register of Historic Places Registration Form for Albemarle Graded School – Ce [...]

Rosenwald Schools and the Kingville C...

Rosenwald Schools and the Kingville Community
In 1912, Booker T. Washington approached philanthropist Julius Rosenwald about his concept to build rural schools desperately needed for African American children across the segregated south. That partnership sparked an initiative that eventually created more than 5300 schools, vocational shops and teacher’s homes across 15 states in the Sout [...]

Rosenwald Schools!!!

Rosenwald Schools of Stanly County Display
Hello World, I have been working at the museum as you know and yesterday was the wonderful and educational opening of the brand new exhibit for the Rosenwald schools throughout the county, state, and southeast. I have been helping out around the museum trying to get this exhibit set up and after going in yesterday for the opening, I must say, [...]

Rosenwald Schools and Kingville Commu...

The Stanly County Museum, Stanly County Historicial Society, and E. E. Waddell Center proudly present an exhibit and presentation on Rosenwald Schools and the Kingville Community Saturday, January 10, 2015 Julie Hawks (Stanly County Museum) will present a brief history of African American education in the South and the Rosenwald Schools. Bre [...]

2017 Program Schedule

Stanly County Historical Society, Flyer for 2017 Programs

2017 Program Schedule