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Julius Rosenwald: The Most Important Philanthropist You Never Heard Of.    NEW!

Julius Rosenwald, the son of German Jewish immigrants, helped make Sears, Roebuck and Co. the retailing powerhouse of the early twentieth century, and then used his great wealth to become an inspiring and innovative philanthropist. He helped build nearly 5,000 Rosenwald Schools that educated one-third of the African Americans in the South during the Jim Crow era. Learn about the life and legacy of the most important philanthropist you never heard of, his partnership with Booker T. Washington, the innovative model of philanthropy he pioneered, and the Campaign to create a National Park to honor Julius Rosenwald and the Rosenwald Schools (