Schools of hope : the Rosenwald Schools of the American South (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Schools of hope : the Rosenwald Schools of the American South

Author: Norman H Finkelstein
Publisher: Honesdale, PA : Calkins Creek, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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When Booker T. Washington, the famed African American educator, asked Julius Rosenwald, the wealthy president of Sears, Roebuck and Company and noted philanthropist, to help him build well-designed and fully equipped schools for black children, the face of education in the South changed for the better.

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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman H Finkelstein
ISBN: 9781590788417 1590788419
OCLC Number: 1230374716
Awards: Commended for Sydney Taylor Book Award (Older Readers) 2015
Description: 80 pages.
Responsibility: Norman H. Finkelstein.

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When Booker T. Washington, the famed African American educator, asked Julius Rosenwald, the wealthy president of Sears, Roebuck and Company and noted philanthropist, to help him build well-designed and fully equipped schools for black children, the face of education in the South changed for the better.

ACCELERATED READER: LEVEL 7.9, 2 PTS.

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