Rosenwald Resources

Biblography, Resources & Suggested Reading

Deutsch, Stephanie. You Need a Schoolhouse: Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South, Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2011.

Feiler, Andrew. A Better Life for Their Children: Julius Rosenwald, Booker T. Washington, and the 4,978 Schools That Changed America. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2021.

Finkelstein, Norman. Schools of Hope: How Julius Rosenwald Helped Change African American Education. New York: Astra Publishing House, 2014.

Hoffschwelle, Mary. The Rosenwald Schools of the American South. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2014.

Additional Links

History Lesson: Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, and Modernized Schools

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Rosenwald Database at Fiske University

Rosenwald School- History South