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Description: Mine, Mill & Smelters Union reading by a lake at Highlander Folk School. Will Thomas, second on the right, smoking a pipe.
Description: Unknown group of three men looking over a pamphlet at Highlander Folk School.
Description: A group of Automobile workers sitting outside around a table. Part of a Highlander Folk School workshop.
Description: Group photograph of members of the United Auto Workers union attending a workshop at Highlander Folk School.
Description: Three boys, one playing a guitar, one playing a mandolin, and one singing a song from "Favorite Radio Gems", songbook, as part of a Farmers Union Meeting a...
Description: CIO gathering, possibly in Chattanooga. Zilphia Horton was in charge of the event. Charlie Horton, second person from Zilphia, in suit with moustache.
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Perry and Elsie Horton, parents of Myles Horton, with fox hounds, at Highlander Folk School.
Description: Packinghouse Educational Conference at Highlander Folk School. Banner reads, "Denver locals No's 21, 85, 87 & 88 welcomes delegates, Eighth Constitutional...
Description: Members of a Farmers Union workshop at Highlander Folk School are seen relaxing in the men's dormitories on bunk beds.
Description: Myles Horton with son, Thorsten, sitting on the bench of a carriage.
Description: A man is reading a book on a bench, while a woman is standing in front of the entrance to the Highlander Library. A small group of people can be seen insid...
Description: Myles Horton with his son, Thorsten Horton, in a pile of leaves at Highlander Folk School.
Description: Russell Bull, regional Packinghouse Workers director, fishing in Highlander Lake. He has just caught a largemouth bass.
Description: A meeting at Highlander Folk School. Guy Carawan is holding a banjo on far left. Septima Clark standing third from the left. Matt Sturgis standing extreme...
Description: A group of men imitating ducks, participating in a theatrical performance. A man wielding a shotgun is in the background, and is wearing a hat bearing the...
Description: A Farmers Union School banquet at Highlander Folk School. James Kay is wearing a bow tie and giving a speech. Myles Horton on right.
Description: Rubber Workers during a workshop at the Highlander Folk School. Myles Horton on far left.
Description: Food, Tobacco and Agriculture Workers session at Highlander. Connie Anderson, Educational Director for the organization, is standing in the center.
Description: Two men cleaning hogs for a CIO Bar-B-Que at Highlander Folk School.
Description: Myles Horton, cofounder of Highlander Folk School, smoking a pipe and reading the Nashville Banner newspaper, posing with his son, Thorsten.
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