On Julius Rosenwald, 2003 Feb. 10 ; [typescript].


Smalls, O'Neal. On Julius Rosenwald, 2003 Feb. 10 ; [typescript].

On Julius Rosenwald, 2003 Feb. 10 ; [typescript].

Biographical sketch re the life of Julius Rosenwald and his friendship with Dr. Booker T. Washington, who inspired him to contribute money toward building schools for African American children in the South. Includes reference to Joseph Brown Felton, Anderson County, S.C., Superintendent of Education, and State Agent for Negro Schools and the St. James Rosenwald School in Burgess (Horry County, S.C.).

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