Society & Culture
”Documenting Alabama’s Rosenwald Schools” - TPR’s In Focus - Jan. 26, 2022
Gorham Bird, Auburn University Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture, and Junshan Liu, Associate Professor of Building Science, talk with Carolyn Hutcheson, In Focus host, about their quest to document the remaining Rosenwald Schools in Alabama. The schools were a joint project of philanthropist Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington to build schools to educate African American children in the rural South in the early 1900s. Many of the schools were still in use until the advent of school integration.
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