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The Last Rosenwald School of Burke County, NC: An Historic Gem Recognized

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An historic school, the Rosenwald (Canal) School, still stands in the Bridgewater community of western Burke County, NC. It represents a family of pioneer educators that served Burke for more than 25 years. It also represents Burke's other early African-American schools, including four other Rosenwald schools, that have perished. The new discovery of an extant Rosenwald school gives Burke Countians an opportunity to do what many communities have already done: document, or even preserve, a structure representing the educational achievements of early African-American citizens. With five schools built, Burke County was a full participant in the historic Rosenwald Movement that improved so many lives, families and communities across the South. (This booklet was written in 2015. It includes some original research and received an Award of Excellence from the North Carolina Society of Historians in 2016.) Also in 2016, Burke Co. installed a permanent memorial plaque to honor its... More > five Rosenwald schools.< Less
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ISBN
9781312673519
Edition
Oct 2015 - Nov 2016
Published
November 22, 2016
Language
English
Pages
29
File Format
PDF
File Size
27.36 MB

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