Oppressed Peoples Online Word...The Voice Of The Voiceless

Dedicated to disseminating news & information not found in mainstream media....

Remembering The Rosenwald Schools...We Should Never Forget...

A dedication ceremony for the Virginia Commonwealth Historical Marker Saint Paul’s Chapel School – Rosenwald School

will be held Saturday, June 7 at 2 p.m. The public is invited. This marker is installed in Meredithville, Virginia, near the site of the restored school building. The historical marker is near the school, close to the intersection of Routes 644 and 619. The marker is very close to the northbound ramp of Interstate 85, Exit 24. There were over a dozen Rosenwald Schools in Brunswick County; they were built between 1917 and 1925.

One of the earliest ones was the Saint Paul’s Chapel School. It was completed in 1920 and included one main room (715 square feet), a cloakroom (60 square feet) and a teacher’s workroom/storage room (87 square feet). A stove heated the entire building and chalkboards were built along the east and west walls. The outside of the building was sheathed in weatherboard and included a rubble-stone foundation, gable-ends with lunette louvered vents at each gable, and six, nine-over nine south-facing windows. Outside there were two privies, one for girls and one for boys. The school closed in 1960.

Among the earliest of the more than a dozen Julius Rosenwald Schools built in Brunswick County, Saint Paul’s Chapel School was constructed as a one-teacher standard plan in 1920 under the initial wave of Tuskegee Institute-administered building funds. Contributors included the Rosenwald Fund ($300), local black families ($450), and public money ($750) for a total of $1,500. Between 1917 and 1932, the Rosenwald Fund helped build more than 5,000 African American schools across the rural South. Former student Edwin L. Avery restored the school in 2004. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register.

What Are Rosenwald Schools

Remembering:  YOUR DAY IS : Juneteenth

Views: 427

Comment by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on June 9, 2014 at 3:49pm

We Desperately Need Your Support To Stay Online...

Please Donate Today... If you have enjoyed this presentation please consider becoming a supporter of this effort.  Donate today on paypal= jabal51@hotmail.com or send your contributions to :  OPOW, Post Office Box 1241, Conley, Ga. 30288-7018

We Thank You For Your Support...No Contribution is too small or too large..

http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2394128972?profile=original

More News Briefs OPOW:  http://oppressedpeoplesonlineword.ning.com/forum/topics/news-brief-...

Support Oppressed Peoples Online Word

http://www.drericmeyer.com/images/paypal-button.jpg

https://www.paypal.com/

Support Oppressed Peoples Online Word on Paypal:  https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/send-money-online

Send To Email Below: 

Email at Paypal:  jabal51@hotmail.com

Donations Not Tax Deductible

 

Oppressed Peoples Online News and Information Updates 

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Bilal.Mahmud?ref=tn_tnmn

OPOW Google Plus:  https://plus.google.com/113418710349404662486/posts

Abu Ruyaa (AbuRuyaa) on Twitter

https://twitter.com/AbuRuyaa
The latest from Abu Ruyaa (@AbuRuyaa). Oppressed Peoples Online Word.

P.O. Box 1241, Conley, Ga. 30288-7018

Comment by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on June 9, 2014 at 3:50pm

http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2394134609?profile=original

Abu Ruyaa (AbuRuyaa) on Twitter

https://twitter.com/AbuRuyaa
The latest from Abu Ruyaa (@AbuRuyaa). Oppressed Peoples Online Word.

Zakat U.S.A. Video Click To See

Donate To Help Those In Need:  http://zakatusa.wordpress.com/

Comment

You need to be a member of Oppressed Peoples Online Word...The Voice Of The Voiceless to add comments!

Join Oppressed Peoples Online Word...The Voice Of The Voiceless

Forum

DR. KING'S LAST SPEECH: "AMERICA TOO IS GOING TO HELL" 1 Reply

DISCLAIMER: This is the last speech that Dr. King wrote, he was planning to deliver this speech during a Sunday sermon on April 7, 1968. He was shot and killed before he had a chance to deliver this…Continue

Started by Siebra Muhammad in Sample Title. Last reply by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص Mar 19.

VISITING OUR PAST (INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVES FROM NORTH CAROLINA) 1 Reply

Visiting Our PastBy Rob Neufeld Every day we see and feel the beauty of the world and of humanity. But history sometimes shows us how wrong things can go, and we wonder why we are vulnerable to such…Continue

Started by Siebra Muhammad in Sample Title. Last reply by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص Mar 19.

RECIPE FOR DESTRUCTION - THE PRISON SYSTEM (A MUST READ) 1 Reply

RECIPE FOR DESTRUCTION--THE PRISON SYSTEMStep 1Start with 2 pounds of Drug WarMix vigorously with 2 cups unfair sentencing laws and 1 cup stop-and-friskDump in 1 large bag of minorities (Whenever…Continue

Started by Siebra Muhammad in Sample Title. Last reply by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص Mar 19.

DONALD J. TRUMP IS THE MODERN DAY NIMROD OF YOUR BIBLE!!!

DISCLAIMER: This is not a political argument for or against Donald Trump. This is a result of a strong series of thoughts that I can not shake and felt compelled to investigate and write.Brothers and…Continue

Started by Siebra Muhammad in Sample Title Mar 19.

Badge

Loading…

Groups

© 2019   Created by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service