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Julius Rosenwald

Business, Philanthropist (12-Aug-1862 — 6-Jan-1932)


Peter Max Ascoli. Julius Rosenwald: The Man who Built Sears, Roebuck and Advanced the Cause of Black Education in the American South. Indiana University Press. 2006. 453pp.

Edwin M. Embree. Investment in People: The Story of the Julius Rosenwald Fund. New York City: Harper. 1949. 291pp.

Robert Paul Frazin. The Public Life of Julius Rosenwald. Cincinnati, OH: Hebrew Union College. 1964. 174pp.

Alfred Q. Jarrette. Julius Rosenwald: Son of A Jewish Immigrant, A Builder of Sears, Roebuck and Company, Benefactor of Mankind. Greenville, SC: Southeastern University Press. 1975. 143pp.

M. R. Werner. Julius Rosenwald: The Life of a Practical Humanitarian. New York City: Harper & Bros.. 1939. 381pp.


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  4. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.629)

  5. Webster's American Biographies (p.896)

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (pp.961-62)

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