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Rosenwald Schools

Thomas Hanchett, Historian-in-Residence
Program Date / Time: 
02/01/2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Program Location: 
Hickory Grove Library

"Rosenwald Schools:" A talk with Dr. Tom Hanchett, historian-in-residence with the Carolina Room of the Library In honor of Black History Month, look back at the Rosenwald School program. Funded by Sears Roebuck executive Julius Rosenwald, its matching grants helped African Americans build over 5000 rural schools across the South 1910s - 1930s. Explore on-line at www.historysouth.org/rosenwaldhome/

Saturday February 1, 2pm

Hickory Grove Branch, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

5935 Hickory Grove Rd, Charlotte, 28215

(info: 704.416.4403)

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