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Author Ascoli, Peter Max, 1942-
Title Julius Rosenwald : the man who built Sears, Roebuck and advanced the cause of Black education in the American South / Peter M. Ascoli
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2006
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  361.74092 R7279 2006    DUE 04-01-22  -  30500101442823
Descript xiv, 453 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Series Philanthropic and nonprofit studies
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-444) and index
Youth and first business ventures, 1862-1895 -- Early Sears years, 1895-1908 -- Blacks, politics, and philanthropy, 1908-1912 -- Black schools, political attacks, and the profit sharing plan, 1912-1916 -- World War I, 1916-1918 -- The rescue of Sears and the consolidation of philanthropic endeavors, 1919-1924 -- New philanthropic ventures, 1924-1928 -- The Julius Rosenwald Fund, Hoover, and the Depression, 1928-1930 -- Final year and postmortem, 1931-1949 -- Conclusion
Subject Rosenwald, Julius, 1862-1932
Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography
Jewish businesspeople -- United States -- Biography
Sears, Roebuck and Company -- History
Philanthropists -- United States -- Biography
African Americans -- Education -- Southern States
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