Student Video from Elon College

Preserving A Legacy

Rosenwald video created by students at Elon College, which includes interviews with Charity Ray, and other alumni of the Anderson School, as well as Dr. Ron Wilcox (Madison County Superintendent of Schools) and Richard Dillingham.

The Anderson school is one of the original Rosenwald schools constructed in the early part of the century to enable black children to get an education during segregation.

Built in 1930 in Mars Hill, North Carolina, the school is nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. What remains of the building today stands as a legacy and a reminder of the struggle for equal rights — for all humankind.