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The Rosenwald Schools of the American South
by Mary S. Hoffschwelle




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"A fascinating story."--Virginia Magazine

"The detail of the discussion, the reliance on considerable primary evidence, and the overall contribution of the understanding of the development of southern education make this a valuable addition to the historical literature on the South...Highly recommended."--Choice

"The first comprehensive picture of the evolution of the program from its origins at Tuskegee Institute in the 1910s until its termination in 1932. . . . Hoffschwelle assesses the strengths and weaknesses of the program and its larger significance for the status of African Americans and southern race relations in the early twentieth century."--American Historical Review

"Successfully depicts the schools as integral to the African American communities they served in that the schools and what they represented--black agency in providing education for the community--were focal points of African American southern identity and local pride."--Journal of American Ethnic History

"The layers of this book are tied together by the extraordinary detail of the archival research. . . . A] tribute to the multi-layered institution of the Rosenwald schools."--Southern Quarterly

" A] compelling narrative, a breadth of scope, and a sophistication of interpretation that make this a must-read for anyone interested in American cultural history."--Winterthur Portfolio

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Overview

"A fascinating story."--Virginia Magazine

"The detail of the discussion, the reliance on considerable primary evidence, and the overall contribution of the understanding of the development of southern education make this a valuable addition to the historical literature on the South...Highly recommended."--Choice

"The first comprehensive picture of the evolution of the program from its origins at Tuskegee Institute in the 1910s until its termination in 1932. . . . Hoffschwelle assesses the strengths and weaknesses of the program and its larger significance for the status of African Americans and southern race relations in the early twentieth century."--American Historical Review

"Successfully depicts the schools as integral to the African American communities they served in that the schools and what they represented--black agency in providing education for the community--were focal points of African American southern identity and local pride."--Journal of American Ethnic History

"The layers of this book are tied together by the extraordinary detail of the archival research. . . . A] tribute to the multi-layered institution of the Rosenwald schools."--Southern Quarterly

" A] compelling narrative, a breadth of scope, and a sophistication of interpretation that make this a must-read for anyone interested in American cultural history."--Winterthur Portfolio



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  • ISBN-13: 9780813060330
  • ISBN-10: 0813060338
  • Publisher: University Press of Florida
  • Publish Date: August 2014
  • Page Count: 424
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.95 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.37 pounds

Series: New Perspectives on the History of the South

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