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Woodville School

The Woodville Rosenwald School Foundation Board hosted members and friends of the Julius Rosenwald & Rosenwald Schools National Historical Park Campaign Board for dinner at the Gloucester Institute on April 2. Woodville School is on the list of suggested school sites to be included in a future Rosenwald National Historical Park. The guests enjoyed a tour and presentation at the Woodville School, the Daffodil Festival, and some also visited Machicomoco State Park. In top photo, Wes Wilson (who was portraying Frederick Douglass Patterson, son-in-law of educator Dr. Robert Russa Moton, whose home Holly Knoll now serves as the Gloucester Institute) is shown at the dinner with Stephanie Deutsch, author of “You Need A Schoolhouse, Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South.” Stephanie’s husband, David Deutsch, is the great-grandson of philanthropist Julius Rosenwald. In bottom photo, Dorothy Canter, Ph.D., President of the Julius Rosenwal...

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