This is is the story of how Julius Rosenwald made Sears Roebuck and Company the largest and most successful retail establishment in the world. It is also the story of his work as a philanthropist and educator who over the course of his life gave over $60 million to Jewish causes in his beloved Chicago and to the cause of educating young African American men and women in the south. His Rosenwald Schools provided outstanding education to over 600,000 students in een southern states during a time when they were denied equal education. Among graduates of the Rosenwald Schools were Maya Angelou and Representative John Lewis.
Sears Crosstown in Memphis: From Catalogues to a Concourse
- From the Publisher
September 1, 2021
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