The Rosenwald Schools of Smith County, 1921-1931
During the 1920s and early 1930s, Julius Rosenwald, president of Sears Roebuck, helped to fund the construction of thousands of rural African-American schools across the South. Eighteen of these were in Smith County, Texas. This presentation discusses the process of funding, construction designs, and the location of these schools.
Betts, Vicki, "The Rosenwald Schools of Smith County, 1921-1931" (2010). Presentations and Publications. Paper 48.