Sears, Roebuck

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US-GCS DCL Coll-284 Row A CITY Grinnell Stories-2022-01-22

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Sears, Roebuck



Grinnell Stories blog by Dan Kaiser
Rosenwald scholarship
Pioneer Black students

Post title: How Sears, Roebuck helped bring Black Men to Grinnell College

Date published: January 22, 2022

Link to blog post:

Drake Library Archive Digital File Name: Grinnell Stories/2022-01-02 - How Sears, Roebuck helped bring Black Men to Grinnell College

Summary: The Rosenwald fund, founded by Julius Rosenwald, aimed to fund Black students enrolling at Grinnell College. The first Rosenwald-funded student. Hosea Booker Campbell, came to campus in 1918. The program was short lived before the Fund Trustees deemed “the experiment of having colored students st Grinnell is not working out satisfactorily.”

Campbell, Hosea
DeHaan, Arie Benjamin
Davis, Collis
Heningburg, Alphonse
Kershaw, Hannibal
Kitchen, Gordon
Miller, Nathaniel
Main, John H.
Redmon, James Owen
Rosenwald, Julius
Rosenwald fund
Ryan, John
Smith, Edith Renfrow
Strong, Earl
Welker, Leo

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