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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: Four girls hiking up a mountain as an excursion during the Clinton Youth session at Highlander Folk School. Clinton Youth was a Unitarian work camp from th...

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

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Description: Youth dancing at the Highlander Folk School as part of the Summer Youth Project program. Wendy Davis in the lower left.

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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Shell Labor Rally

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Description: Shell labor rally at an unknown location. Signs include the sayings, "Equal Pay for Women", "Negro and White, Unite and Fight", and "Let the Packers Pay O...

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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: Group portrait of participants of the Unitarian Work Camp at the Highlander Folk School. The central male figure is identified as Fred Lasse.

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Fannie Lou Hamer

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Description: Fannie Lou Hamer (1917 - 1977), an American voting rights activist and civil rights leader, visiting the Highlander Folk School.

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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: 1937 

Description: Film still of a frail woman holding a baby, who were neighbors of Highlander Folk School. Promotional material accompanying the film, "People of Cumberlan...

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.

Date: 1957 

Description: Mrs. Roosevelt at the 25th anniversary of Highlander Folk School, talking with an Indian chief from Florida.

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