Julius Rosenwald School foundation

410 -598-5748 or 681-258-5924

PO Box 17, Reedviille, VA 22539

Welcome to the Julius Rosenwald School Foundation

Contact us if you want to volunteer or would like more information.

About Us

Our Board

  • Mary Jackson (President)
  • Marion Ashton (Vice President)
  • Stanley Norris (Treasurer)
  • Tom Kelly (Secretary)
  • Dr. Brenda Bullock
  • Malcolm Bulter
  • Lena Handy
  • Linda Denise Harris
  • Dr. Regina McCoy

The Foundation

Julius Rosenwald School Foundation of Northumberland
County, Inc. was established in 2010, as result of the merging of the Rosenwald Tribute Fund, founded by the late Reverend Wright T. Morris and the current
Foundation, led by President Mary Jackson.

Our Mission

The mission of the Foundation is to continue the legacy of the Julius Rosenwald High School, restore the property in order to provide services to meet the needs of the community - charitable, educational and historical.

our history

Booker T. Washington

Washington was from the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery and became the leading voice of the former slaves and their descendants. They were newly oppressed in the South by disenfranchisement and the Jim Crow discriminatory laws enacted in the post-Reconstruction Southern states in the late 19th and early 20th centuries... Continue Reading

Julius K Rosenwald

Julius Rosenwald (August 12, 1862 – January 6, 1932) was an American businessman and philanthropist. He is best known as a part-owner and leader of Sears, Roebuck and Company, and for establishing the Rosenwald Fund, which donated millions in matching funds to promote vocational or technical education... Continue Reading

List of Rosenwald Schools

This is a list of notable Rosenwald Schools, from Texas to Virginia, from Florida to Oklahoma. There once were 5,000 or so Rosenwald Schools in the United States, primarily serving black Americans. View Schools

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Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and restore a piece of history. Your generous donation will fund our mission and is tax deductible (documentation will be provided).

Your donations are safe and secure. We are a 501 (c) 3 organization.

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Julius Rosenwald School Fnd Northumberland
PO Box 17 Reedviille, VA 22539

Phone: (410) 542-3012

Email: info@jrsfnc.org or mjackson34_2@msn.com

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