Historical Images

These images were provided by alumni of the school.


Project Resources

Photos used in our promotional materials and illustrated history. Click any image to view the full size image.


Historic School Display

Compilation of images used in displays about the historic Mars Hill Rosenwald School. More materials are needed! If you have photos, books, report cards, or other materials, please contact us today!


Temporary Handicapped Ramp Installed

Thank you to the Madison County School’s Maintenance Department staff who installed the temporary handicap ramp!   Visitors to the school, some in their 80s and 90s, were able to tour the school during the homecoming event held September 1, 2013. The event was well attended; many stories were shared and friendships renewed.


Architectural Details

Provided by Scott Donald, Padgett & Freeman Architects


Floor Plan

Provided by Scott Donald, Padgett & Freeman Architects


Work Day 2013 Photo Gallery


LifeWorks Works!

Mars Hill College LifeWorks students help clean up the Rosenwald School, 2012. Thanks to Caroline Twiggs, Community Partnerships Coordinator for LifeWorks Community Engagment Mars Hill University t 828.689.1297|


A Beacon of African-American Education

The Rosenwald School Building Program has been called the “most influential philanthropic force that came to the aid of Negroes at that time.” It began in 1912 and eventually provided seed grants for the construction of more than 5,300 buildings in 15 states, including schools, shops, and teachers’ houses which were built by and for  Continue Reading »


Mars Hill College Flickr site

Photoset on the Mars Hill College Flickr site includes photos of the Anderson Rosenwald School: