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Students attend a class at Highlander Folk School, Monteagle, Tennessee, 1958

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Creator:Horton, Thorsten
Title:Students attend a class at Highlander Folk School, Monteagle, Tennessee, 1958
Date:1958 May 11
Description:

Photograph of students attending a class at the Highlander Folk School, May 11, 1958. The Highlander Folk School was founded in 1932 in the belief that education is a tool for social change. The school's founders maintained that poor people themselves knew best what they needed to learn, and that the policies of a truly just and democratic society must be shaped by all of the people in that society. Over the years, the school has played an important role in many political movements, including the Southern labor movements of the 1930s and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1940s-60s.

Local identification number: scl-m0429

Local identification number: scl-mss064-0429~1; scl-mss064-0429~2

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) | United States, Tennessee, Grundy County, Monteagle
Collection:Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection
Institution:University of Southern California Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern California. Library | Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research
Original Material:

scl-m0000

Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection, 1880-1986

University of Southern California. Libraries

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