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Description: Entrance to the Highlander Library with CIO student in doorway. Poster on the window reads, "CIO says, 'Wipe out Discrimination'".

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Description: Myles Horton testifying during a hearing for the Highlander Folk School investigation in Grundy County.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Henry Lee Senter (right) and State Representative Chester McCord (left) at the State investigation of the Highlander Folk School.

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Description: Zilphia Horton leading singing at CIO School during Holiday season. At the table on the right, Myles Horton, Mike Ross, Tom Ludwig, and Joyce Mitchell.

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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...

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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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Description: Myles Horton inspecting a group of broken windows at Highlander Folk School.

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Description: Zilphia Horton talking to an oil worker from the CIO school.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Film Director Elia Kazan on the movie set of "Wild River" (1960).

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Early 1930s laundry group that helped staff members. Dorothy Carlson at right.

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Description: Two men cleaning hogs for a CIO Bar-B-Que at Highlander Folk School.

Date: 1957-08 

Description: Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking at Highlander's 25th Anniversary, August-September, inside Highlander Library.

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Description: A woman speaking at a Civil Rights workshop.

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Myles Horton

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Description: Portrait of Myles Horton, cofounder of the Highlander Folk School.

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Guy Carawan

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Description: Signed photograph of Guy Carawan, a folk musician, playing an open-backed 5-string banjo. Presented to Highlander Folk School. Inscription reads, "Wishin...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Perry and Elsie Horton, parents of Myles Horton, with fox hounds, at Highlander Folk School.

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Description: Uncle Billy Thomas, lay minister, in the local church across from Highlander Folk School.

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Description: Unidentified image of a young man in a suit and tie being escorted by a police officer into a court room.

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Description: Farmers Union Workshop eating a meal together. Tom White, extreme left, was the Tennessee legislative representative of the Brotherhood of Railway Conducto...

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Description: Packinghouse staff workshop at Highlander Folk School. Secretary-Treasurer Hathaway, left; and Vice-President Russell Lasley, right, standing.

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