Pennsylvania Historic Preservation

Blog of the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office

January 19, 2022
by Jenna Solomon
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Julius Rosenwald and the African American YMCAs of Pennsylvania

American philanthropist Julius Rosenwald is best known for his work in the rural South in the early 20th century building schools for African American children. ┬áBefore his 1917 fund changed the face of education and race in the country, he … Continue reading