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“Rosenwald” Film Showing

When: May 16, 2018 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm

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.

The event is free, but refreshments will be available for purchase

For more information, call 703.746.4994

Please register in advance.

Event Information

Location

The Lyceum: Alexandria's History Museum

201 S Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Contact

703.746.4994