Bibliographic Records


Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: kw: "Highlander Folk School"


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Title: Invitation to Highlander Folk School 10th Anniversary Celebration
Creator : Highlander Folk School
Date Created: 1942
Abstract: This is a flyer for the 10th Anniversary Celebration for the Highlander Folk School, named "Unifying the Home Front for Victory." Eleanor Roosevelt headed the National Sponsoring Committee for the celebration, which was an all day even that included games, barbecue and music. A list of other sponsors is included on the back.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Highlander Folk School
Contributing Institution: University of the South - Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003402
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Title: Camp Highlander, An Interracial Camp for Boys and Girls
Publisher : Highlander Folk School
Date Created: 1958
Abstract: This is a brochure and application form for Camp Highlander, "an interracial camp in the South for boys and girls." It was to be held June 22 through July 12, 1958. The camp uses a "carefully selected interracial staff of young counselors" to supervise all activities. The camp is a successor to Camp Koinonia in Americus, Georgia, which operated unil 1957 when racists began their harrassment of the farms.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Highlander Folk School
Contributing Institution: University of the South - Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003400
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Title: Press Release About Highlander Folk School Youth Project
Director : Myles Horton
Date Created: 1960-05-03
Abstract: This is a press release about the Highlander Youth Project in Monteagle, Tennessee, circa 1960. The purpose of this project was to bring an interracial group of high school students together in a summer camp setting in which they would live and engage in cultural activities together. The idea was to prepare the students for attending integrated colleges and universities. The press release announces the addition of a new member, advisor, directors, to add to its integrated staff of teachers and group leaders.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Highlander Folk School
Contributing Institution: University of the South - Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003401
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Title: Field Classes for Labor Unions
Author : Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.)
Date Created: 1937
Abstract: This document describes the activities and outcomes of a "Worker`s Education Rally" held in LaFollette, Tennessee from May 29th through July 5th, 1937. It was sponsored by the Shirtworkers Local 95 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America and directed by Highlander Folk School.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Carl and Anne Braden Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000998
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