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Ross Van Ness School

Located near Eudora in Chicot County, Arkansas, the Ross Van Ness School—also known as the Ross Van Ness-Wellington Landing Rosenwald School—stands as a testament to the dedication to education during the era of segregation in the southern United States. As one of the many Rosenwald Schools, its establishment was partially funded by the philanthropic efforts of Julius Rosenwald, then-president of Sears, Roebuck and Co. The school's architecture, based on designs provided by the Rosenwald Fund, serves as a prime example of the style emblematic of these institutions. Recognizing its historical and architectural significance, the Ross Van Ness School has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, underscoring its enduring importance in the history of American education and civil rights.

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