Julius Rosenwald Fund records, 1917-1948.

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Julius Rosenwald Fund. Julius Rosenwald Fund records, 1917-1948.

Julius Rosenwald Fund records, 1917-1948.

Collection documents the activities of the Julius Rosenwald Fund.

ca. 1 linear ft.

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Founded by Julius Rosenwald; incorporated Oct. 30, 1917 in Chicago, Ill., as a non-profit corporation with the purpose of promoting "the well-being of mankind;" after Rosenwald met Booker T. Washington in 1911, funds focus was on Negro interests. From the description of Julius Rosenwald Fund records, 1917-1948. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 70972601 In 1917, Julius Rosenwald (1862-1932), President of Sears, Roebuck and Company, initiated the Julius R...

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McKay, Claude, 1890-1948

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Rosenwald, Julius, 1862-1932

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Businessman and philanthropist. Born, Springfield, IL, 1862. President, Rosenwald and Weil, 1885-1906. Vice-president and treasurer, Sears, Roebuck and Company, 1910-1925; president and chairman of the board, 1925-1932. Founder, Julius Rosenwald Fund, 1917. Founder, Museum of Science and Industry, 1929. Trustee, University of Chicago, Tuskegee Institute, Rockefeller Foundation, Hull House, Art Institute of Chicago, and the Baron de Hirsch Fund. From the description of Papers, 1905-19...