The Educator and the Philanthropist
"It was blessed by God. He had his thumb right in there. I like it because, well one, it was a partnership. One, that these two men had admiration and respect for each other. And that they could actually partner and do that."
- LaVerne Gray, discussing the relationship between Washington and Rosenwald and the School Building Program 
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Top photo: Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington at a Tuskegee Board Meeting. Between 1912 - 1914, Alabama Heritage.