|St. Helena Parish Colored School|
Photo Courtesy of Dewayne Cook
Julius Rosenwarld -(1862-1932) became interested in the welfare of Negroes established the Julius Rosenwald Fund, which had to be spent within 25 years of his death to better condition for Negroes through education.
More than 5,000 schools for Negroes in 15 southern states( including Louisiana and especially St. Helena Parish).
He became known as the father of the Negro Parish Training School, a school for Negroes, located in a Negro community, usually a mile or two from a town.
|Historic Name||Harrell Industrial|
|Building Plan||Two-teacher type|
|County||St. Helena Parish|
| » Rosenwald|
Source: Fisk University Rosensald Fund Cart Database.