Rosenwald Schools: Celebrating Education – Super Saturday

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    Rosenwald Schools: Celebrating Education – Super Saturday

    February 17

    Learn about Rosenwald Schools in the South. These schools were built during the early 20th century to provide educational opportunities for African American children in the rural south. They were built using seed money provided by Julius Rosenwald, the president of Sears and Roebuck, who worked with Booker T. Washington of the Tuskegee Institute to develop this program that led to the improvement of the lives of thousands. Hear the fascinating story of this effort and experience part of a typical school day in our Rosenwald school room. Say the 1918 Pledge of Allegiance, practice for the school spelling bee, experience “blab” reading and more.

    Sessions start at 10:30, 12:30, & 2:15.

    You can also learn more about Rosenwald schools by visiting the exhibit in the Burritt Mansion.

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    Date:
    February 17
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    Venue

    Burritt on the Mountain
    3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Phone:
    (256) 536-2882