A Better Life for Their Children: Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington

A Better Life for Their Children: Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington

Author Andrew Feiler joins us to share insights from his new book, A Better Life for Their Children: Julius Rosenwald, Booker T. Washington, and 4,978 Schools That Changed America. The Rosenwald School Program was a historic collaboration between the African American and Jewish communities, building almost 5,000 schools for Black children across 15 states in the opening decades of the 20th century, enhancing educational opportunities in the segregated South. Feiler’s presentation will showcase stories and photographs that highlight the schools’ enduring impact on American society.

MVM Members: $15; Non-Members: $25.

DETAILS


Date July 31, 2024
From 5:30 pm
To 7:00 pm
Type Talk
Venue Martha’s Vineyard Museum
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