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You Need A Schoolhouse: Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, And The Building Of Schools For The Segregated South

Booker T. Washington, the founder of Tuskegee Institute, and Julius Rosenwald, the president of Sears, Roebuck, and Company, first met in 1911 at a Chicago luncheon. By charting the lives of these two men both before and after the meeting, Stephanie Deutsch offers a fascinating glimpse into the partnership that would bring thousands of modern schoolhouses to African American communities in the rur...

Paperback: 232 pages
Publisher: Northwestern University Press; Reprint edition (April 30, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0810131277
ISBN-13: 978-0810131279
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 129984
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“Fascinating historical account of the partnership between Rosenwald and Washington. Deutsch is a journalist by trade and it shows in the composition and organization of the book. Fact-filled, easily identified opinions (not a lot of those), and well-...”

l South in the era leading up to the civil rights movement. Trim and vital at just shy of fifty, Rosenwald was the extraordinarily rich chairman of one of the nation’s largest businesses, interested in using his fortune to do good not just in his own Jewish community but also to promote the well-being of African Americans.Washington, though widely admired, had weathered severe crises both public and private in his fifty-six years. He had dined with President Theodore Roosevelt and drunk tea with Queen Victoria, but he had also been assaulted on a street in New York City. He had suffered personal heartbreak, years of overwork, and the discouraging knowledge that, despite his optimism and considerable success, conditions for African Americans were not improving as he had assumed they would. From within his own community, Washington faced the bitter charge of accommodationism that haunts his legacy to this day. Despite their differences, the two men would work together well and their collaboration would lead to the building of five thousand schoolhouses. By the time segregation ended, the “Rosenwald Schools” that sprang from this unlikely partnership were educating one third of the South’s African American children. These schoolhouses represent a significant step in the ongoing endeavor to bring high quality education to every child in the United States—an ideal that remains to be realized even today.