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Description: CIO School group discussion in front yard of Highlander. Mr. Brock, a member of the National Educational Staff, leads a discussion.
Description: Myles Horton testifying during a hearing for the Highlander Folk School investigation in Grundy County.
Description: Packinghouse Workers session in Highlander: Vice President Russell Lasley, top row, right; Secretary-treasurer, Hathaway, front row, second from left. Myle...
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: Henry Lee Senter (right) and State Representative Chester McCord (left) at the State investigation of the Highlander Folk School.
Description: Farmers Union School gathering at Highlander. A.A. Liveright smoking a pipe and holding a camera, left; Paul Bennett, right.
Description: A pile of scrap remains from Horton House at Highlander after being hit by a tornado.
Description: Fannie Lou Hamer (1917 - 1977), an American voting rights activist and civil rights leader, visiting the Highlander Folk School.
Description: An unidentified group of men gathered at Highlander Folk School.
Description: Hod Carriers Union and Workers Alliance during W.P.A. period, community meeting near the school in the late 1930s and 1940s. Depicted: Ralph Tefferteller,...
Description: Four women holding up cardboard ovals and pointing, as part of a theatrical performance at Highlander Folk School.
Description: Portrait of Myles Horton, cofounder of the Highlander Folk School.
Description: CIO workshop at Highlander Folk School, featuring George Guernsey, extreme right. A group of five men gathered around a record player.
Description: Public Community meeting at Horton House: Mom Horton, extreme left; Julia Maybee, next to her; J.D. Marlowe, a neighbor, third from right with cap on, Myle...
Description: A farming family, members of the Farmers Union, sharing a large dinner together.
Description: A quartet of boys singing together.
Description: Highlander Film Center.
Description: Three African American men, wearing no shirts or shoes, leaning over as if to stretch. At Highlander Folk School, part of the Summer Youth Project dance cl...
Description: A group of girls and boys singing near a campfire, possibly part of Highlander Children's Camp.
Description: Three children sitting on a porch singing together and playing pattycake.
Description: A boy named Henry rolling down a hill in an old nail keg. Part of the Highlander Folk School nursery. There is also a girl in the background with another...
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