The Hiram Rosenwald School opened in 1930 as the Hiram Colored School. It was the only Rosenwald School in Paulding County and, at that time, the only African-American school with a library in the county. The school operated from 1930 until 1955. Erected by the Georgia Historical Society, U.N.I.TE., and the Hiram Rosenwald School Preservation Committee.
Dedicated to the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Heritage:
The Hiram Colored School is one of the 242 Rosenwald Schools constructed in the State or Georgia, and is of seven Rosenwald Schools listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.
There are only approximately 38 Rosenwald School structures still standing in the State of Georgia
The Hiram Colored School is the only building site associated with African-American Education and Heritage in Paulding County to receive National Recognition
To maintain the history of the Hiram Colored School for future generations
The Creation of the Hiram Rosenwald School Teaching Museum
To share the Historical and Cultural Significance of Rosenwald Schools in the Education of the African American (1930-1955) during Segregation
To promote the Hiram Rosenwald School’s Historical and Cultural Importance to the City of Hiram and the County of Paulding
To provide a Community Center in the City of Hiram, County of Paulding that represents the spirit of Our Communities Unity!