Upcoming Events

  (See Events Page for more details.​) 

  •   Monthly Meeting - November 27, 2018 - 5        p.m.
  •   Annual Meeting - December 8, 2018 - 3:00       p.m.
  • ​​​​  Second Union Rosenwald School                    Museum (SURSM) Joins the

           "One Million Abolitionists"  Project


Photo credit: Library of Congress, unknown date.  Julius Rosenwald with  Booker T. Washington Tuskegee, February 22, 1915.

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Second Union (Rosenwald) School Museum is to preserve, highlight, and inspire people to learn about American History from various points of view that include the struggles and educational progress from slavery to desegregation.

As a museum for the history of African American education in Goochland county, the restored school will be used to remind young people of the segregation era and the difficulties African Americans experienced in obtaining an education during that time. We believe that it is important to explain to the young people of today how these and other great political issues affected the lives of their parents and grandparents at the local level. All Rosenwald schools in Goochland County, as well as Central High School, will be represented in the museum. The building will also commemorate the work of  Booker T. Washington and Julius Rosenwald in providing education in the segregated South.

SECOND UNION ROSENWALD SCHOOL MUSEUM CORP, INC.

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