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Papers, 1905-1963 (inclusive),

Author: Julius Rosenwald
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Contains correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and a 1963 Rosenwald family tree. Papers document Rosenwald's deep sense of social reponsibility and commitment to philanthropic and civic endeavors, in particular his support of rural schools for African Americans, higher education, Jewish charities, and medical care. The bulk of the collection is arranged in an alphabetic subject file  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Scrapbooks
Photographs
Named Person: Julius Rosenwald; Julius Rosenwald
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Julius Rosenwald
OCLC Number: 52250108
Description: 35 linear ft 12 reels of microfilm
Other Titles: Rosenwald, Julius, papers and addenda

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Contains correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and a 1963 Rosenwald family tree. Papers document Rosenwald's deep sense of social reponsibility and commitment to philanthropic and civic endeavors, in particular his support of rural schools for African Americans, higher education, Jewish charities, and medical care. The bulk of the collection is arranged in an alphabetic subject file that includes the following organizations: Art Institute of Chicago, Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, inc., Chicago Bureau of Public Efficiency, Chicago Commission on Race Relations, Chicago Lying-In Hospital, Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy, Chicago Committee of Fifteen, Fisk University, Foreign Language Information Service, Harvard University, Hebrew Union College, Howard University, Hull House, Institute of Pacific Relations, Hugh S. Magill Campaign, Jewish Home Finding Society, Social Science Research Council, University of Chicago, University of Chicago Graduate School of Social Service Administration, and numerous African-American chapters of the YMCA. Includes reports and minutes of the Julius Rosenwald Fund (1928-1933). Also includes sixteen scrapbooks containing correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia that reflect Rosenwald's progressive activities, including support for theTuskegee Institute, Howard University, World War I relief efforts in Illinois and early development of the NAACP.

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