A clearly written guide that details strategies for documenting and preserving Rosenwald schools (historic African American schools built during the segregation era).
This guide helps you find the answers to such questions as:
- How can I find out whether there were Rosenwald schools in my area?
- How can I tell whether a certain building was a Rosenwald school?
- How can I get support for my preservation efforts?
- What organizations should I contact in order to connect with the larger Rosenwald school preservation movement?
It includes practical tips for researching Rosenwald schools, doing effective oral history interviews, and raising funds for Rosenwald school projects. Written by Claudia Stack, M. Ed., who directed and wrote the award-winning Rosenwald school documentary “Under the Kudzu.” Stack has won awards for her preservation work from Historic Wilmington Foundation and Preservation North Carolina.