Film Screening: Rosenwald
|Title:||Film Screening: Rosenwald|
|Date & Time:||Wed May 16, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
201 S. Washington St.
|Event Details:||In honor of Preservation Week in Alexandria, please join Preservation Virginia, The Alexandria Black History Museum/ Office of Historic Alexandria and the Alexandria Historical Society for a free screening of the film Rosenwald.
This documentary tells the remarkable story of how businessman and philanthropist Julius Rosenwald partnered with Booker T. Washington during the early 20th century to construct 5,500 schools in poor, rural African American communities in the South. Rosenwald’s concern with justice for African Americans led to the creation of programs and establishments that addressed the community’s crucial needs.
|Contact Phone No.:||703.746.4994|
|Fees:||Free / Refreshments for purchase|
|Audience:||Anyone may attend|
|Tags:||Black History Museum, Historic Preservation, Lyceum, Museums, Parker Gray|
For event details visit https://apps.alexandriava.gov/Calendar/?18876
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