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Rosenwald

Join us for the premiere screening of Rosenwald - the remarkable story of a Jewish partnership with African American communities.  Saturday, July 15, 4 pm, Union Baptist Church (1405 East Monroe, Springfield).  Free admission.  Refreshments to follow.

 
Julius Rosenwald was born in Springfield, IL, and became the President of Sears.  This Jewish philanthropist joined forces with African American communities to build over 5,300 schools during the early part of the 20th century.
 
This event is brought to by the following:  African-American History Museum, Jewish Federation of Springfield/Jewish Community Relations Council, Ministerial Alliance,Springfield Frontiers Club, Union Baptists Church and the Velma L. Carey Family Fund.