highlanderphotosPhotograph of Sheriff Elston Clay of Grundy County, padlocking the Highlander Folk School main building during the school's first closing, Monteagle, Tennessee, 1959 September 26

Photograph of Sheriff Elston Clay of Grundy County, padlocking the Highlander Folk School main building during the school's first closing, Monteagle, Tennessee, 1959 September 26

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Title:Photograph of Sheriff Elston Clay of Grundy County, padlocking the Highlander Folk School main building during the school's first closing, Monteagle, Tennessee, 1959 September 26
Date:1959 Sept. 26
Description:

Sheriff Elston Clay of Grundy County, TN padlocks the Highlander Folk School's main building on September 26, 1959 (first school closing).

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Clay, Elston, 1919-1997 | Sheriffs--Tennessee--Monteagle | Social movements--Tennessee--Monteagle | Padlocks--Tennessee--Monteagle | Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) | School closings--Tennessee--Monteagle | United States, Tennessee, Marion County, Monteagle, 35.2400807, -85.8396979 | United States, Tennessee, Grundy County, 35.3883667, -85.7225824
Collection:highlanderphotos
Institution:Highlander Research and Education Center
Contributors:Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Original Material:

1 photograph : b&w

Rights and Usage:

Researchers should contact the Highlander Research and Education Center for terms governing the use of the collection. Contact: Susan Williams, swilliams@highlandercenter.org.

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Forms part of the Highlander Folk School Collection.

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