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Description: Russell Bull, regional Packinghouse Workers director, fishing in Highlander Lake. He has just caught a largemouth bass.
Description: Unidentified image of a young man in a suit and tie being escorted by a police officer into a court room.
Description: Farmers Union baseball game at Highlander Folk School.
Description: 25th Anniversary event in the Highlander Folk School Library. Pictured are Rosa Parks, Myles Horton, Aubrey Williams, and Martin Luther King, Jr. among ot...
Description: Food, Tobacco and Agriculture Workers session at Highlander. Connie Anderson, Educational Director for the organization, is standing in the center.
Description: Bernice Robinson, Esau Jenkins, and Lewis Sinclair listening to an audio recording at Highlander Folk School.
Description: Members of a Farmers Union workshop at Highlander Folk School are seen relaxing in the men's dormitories on bunk beds.
Description: Meeting in Tennessee during CIO period, on a street.
Description: Myles Horton (right), standing in front of the library building with unidentified individual, at Highlander Folk School.
Description: Two men working on the construction of a building at Highlander Folk School.
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Myles Horton sitting, shirtless, working on a typewriter.
Description: A community leadership workshop session, August-September, at Highlander Folk School. Elizabeth Brinkman, Germany, in background in a flower dress; obscure...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A late 1930s early 1940s writers workshop at Highlander run by Leon Wilson. Charlie Ferguson, Editor, Reader's Digest, working with Mrs. Joe Kelly Stockt...
Description: A group of men, one a clergy member, having a discussion at Highlander.
Description: Dr. C.H. Paris, Fred Patterson, and Mrs. Rosa Parks attending a Segregation Workshop at Highlander Folk School.
Description: An African American man wearing a suit making a telephone call.
Description: A man throwing horseshoes at the back of Highlander Folk School.
Description: Uncle Bill Thomas with his wife. Accompanying caption reads, "Billy was local patriarch, who made all furniture at Highlander, was a lay minister and staun...
Description: Mine, Mill & Smelters Union reading by a lake at Highlander Folk School. Will Thomas, second on the right, smoking a pipe.
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Pete Seeger at Highlander Folk School, possibly at a 25th anniversary celebration, where he was in charge of music. Playing an Orpheum #1 open-back five st...
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