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WOMAN’S CIVIC CLUB OF JASPER

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THE JASPER COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

AND THE LONG BLACK LINE.ORG


SATURDAY,  FEBRUARY 16, 10AM TO 12PM

Location: 156 W Milam St, Jasper, Texas


GUEST SPEAKER

STEPHANIE DEUTSCH, THE AUTHOR OF “YOU NEED A SCHOOLHOUSE”

 

Stephanie Deutsch the Author of “You Need a Schoolhouse” writes about the Rosenwald School

movement that resulted in the construction of over 5,000 school houses across the southern United

States in the 1920s and 1930s.  Stephanie is traveling to Jasper from her home in Washington DC.

Come hear how Jasper County has more standing school structures than any other county in Texas.

The film “The Long Black Line” is available at the museum to learn more about this movement.

Call the museum at 409-384-6666 for more information. The presentation will  be followed by

a tour of a local Rosenwald School site.

 

The Jasper County Museum is open Wednesday-Saturday 10am to 3pm.