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for Carolina Country Vol. 35 Issue 7, July 2003
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Through funds provided by philanthropist Julius Rosenwald to improve African American education, 5,300 Rosenwald schools were built in rural areas of 15 Southern states between 1917 and 1932. North Carolina built the most with over 830. Many have fallen into ruin. An effort is now underway \"to find, identify, and record the location of these schools before the structures disappear altogether.\"
In 1963, the North Carolina General Assembly created a statewide community college system. Today the system has become a model for the nation and is rivaled only by those in California and Texas. Around 800,000 students are enrolled across the state.
Windsor native Viola Lassiter Veale paints bits and pieces of Bertie County history. Her work \"recalls African American history, landscapes, and historic buildings.\"