Reconstruction Period Research Forum
Re: Rosenwald School Research
In Response To: Rosenwald School Research ()
Jari gave you some very good resources. The AMISTAD center's link in at the bottom.
In addition, try the rosenwaldschools site. They have a 'resources' page that lists several options, including the Amistad Center (New Orleans), Julius Rosenwald Papers (U of Chicago), State Department Education Records and the archives of some HBCUs.
The Rosenwald papers (1862-1932) consist of 90 microfilm reels.
Next, try the resources on this site:
There is also an initiative that seeks to get oral interviews from those that attended a Rosenwald school.
Then, there's the story of Rosenwald's daughter, Edith:
It all depends upon what aspect of the Rosenwald movement you plan to research.