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Photograph of workshop participants at Highlander Folk School, Monteagle, Tennessee, 1957 August 31

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Creator:Malone, John
Title:Photograph of workshop participants at Highlander Folk School, Monteagle, Tennessee, 1957 August 31
Date:1957 Aug. 31
Description:

A photograph of workshop leaders and participants at the 25th Anniversary Session and meeting of Highlander Folk School, Monteagle, Tennessee on August 31, 1957. Myles Horton and Don West founded Highlander Folk School in Grundy County, Tennessee, 1932. Highlander became a center for biracial meetings and workshops, where some of the most important figures of social movements studied. Pictured from left to right: Ralph Helstein, Myles Horton, Rosa Parks, unidentified man, Septima Poinsette Clark, unidentified man, unidentified man, Charles Gomillion, and Bernice Robinson.

Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Helstein, Ralph | Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 | Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 | Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 | Gomillion, Charles G. (Charles Goode), 1900- | Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 | Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Grundy County | Labor movement--Tennessee | Nonviolence--Study and teaching--Tennessee--Monteagle | Civil rights workers--Tennessee | African Americans--Tennessee--History--Sources | Meetings--Tennessee--Monteagle | Anniversaries--Tennessee--Monteagle | Activists--Tennessee--Monteagle | Monteagle (Tenn.)--History--Sources | Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century--Sources | Grundy County (Tenn.)--Race relations | United States, Tennessee, Davidson County, Nashville, 36.1658899, -86.7844432
Collection:Nashville Public Library Digital Collections Portal: Civil Rights
Institution:Nashville Public Library
Contributors:Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County. Special Collections Division | Civil Rights Online Collection (Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County. Special Collections Division)
Original Material:

1 photograph negative : b&w ; 3.25 x 4.25 in.

Nashville Banner Archives, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.

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Forms part of the online collection: Civil Rights Online Collection.

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