© 2024 NPR Illinois
The Capital's Community & News Service
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
A benefit of your $25+/month Calendar Club membership or $300 annual gift.

Mike and Amy Jackson Recognizing Julius Rosenwald's Birthday

Day Sponsor logo

Support for NPR Illinois comes from Mike and Amy Jackson recognizing the birthday of Julius Rosenwald. Born in Springfield in 1862, Julius Rosenwald is considered America's first social philanthropist. Through the “Rosenwald Schools” he championed African American education in the rural South. Happy Birthday Mr. Rosenwald.

Related Stories