Film Screening: Rosenwald

Aviva Kempner’s Rosenwald: The Remarkable Story of a Jewish Partnership with African American Communities is the incredible story of Julius Rosenwald, who never finished high school but rose to become the president of Sears. Influenced by the writings of the educator Booker T. Washington, this Jewish philanthropist joined forces with African American communities to build more than 5,300 schools during the early part of the 20th century.

Film provided by The National Center for Jewish Film, www.jewishfilm.org.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium (Room 271)
300 S Hull Street, Athens, GA 30605

Event Type

Entertainment

Audience

Current Students, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Community

Cost

Free

Group
Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Event Contact Name

Kaylynn Washnock

Event Contact Phone Number

706-542-5788

Event Contact Email

washnock@uga.edu

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