Highlander Folk School: A Photographic History

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Creator:Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.)
Title:Highlander Folk School : a photographic history

Photographs covering the history of the Highlander Folk School from 1932 to 1999. Several civil rights figures are featured including Fred Shuttlesworth, Septima Clark, Martin Luther King, Jr., Ralph Abernathy, C. T. Vivian, Bernice Robinson, James Bevel, Rosa Parks, and Esau Jenkins. Activities depicted include meetings at the school, voter registration and citizenship schools in South Carolina, and negative reactions to the efforts of the school.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Subjects:Shuttlesworth, Fred L., 1922-2011 | Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 | Vivian, C. T. | Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 | Bevel, James L. (James Luther), 1936-2008 | Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 | Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 | Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Congress of Racial Equality | Adult education--Tennessee--Monteagle | African American civil rights workers--Tennessee--Monteagle | African American civil rights workers--South Carolina | African Americans--Suffrage | Citizenship schools--South Carolina | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | Monteagle (Tenn.) | Grundy County (Tenn.) | Shelby County (Tenn.) | South Carolina
Institution:Highlander Research and Education Center
Contributors:Emory University | Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Online Publisher:[Atlanta, Ga.] : Emory University | 2006
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Researchers should contact the Highlander Research and Education Center for terms governing the use of the collection. Contact Susan Williams, swilliams@highlandercenter.org.

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.metascholar.org/highlander/