First Rosenwald Scholar

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US-GCS DCL Coll-284 Row A CITY Grinnell Stories-2022-01-27

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First Rosenwald Scholar



Grinnell Stories blog by Dan Kaiser
Hosea Booker Campbell
Rosenwald Scholar at Grinnell

Post title: The First Rosenwald Scholar a Grinnell

Date published: January 27, 2022

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Drake Library Archive Digital File Name: Grinnell stories/ 2022-01-27 The first Rosenwald Scholar at Grinnell

Summary: Born in Quincy, Florida, Campbell became the first Rosenwald scholar to attend Grinnell College. He enrolled in 1918 and graduated, with a good academic record in 1920. Afterwards, he attended graduate study in history at Harvard University. He ended up leaving Harvard before finishing his degree of Doctor of Philosophy. He dreamt about building a preparatory school for Black youth yet passed away in June 1975 before achieving this goal.

Campbell, Hosea Booker
Franklin, John Hope
Houston, Charles
Ickes, Harold
Mayo, Lawrence S.
Steele, Julian
W. E. B. Du Bois
Woodson. Carter G.

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