Myles Horton | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society


Myles Horton

Myles Horton | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Three-quarter length portrait of Myles Horton.
Three-quarter length portrait of Myles Horton.
Image ID:3500
Creation Date:date unknown
Creator Name:Unknown
Collection Name:Highlander Research and Education Center records, 1917-2017
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 4260.93
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
Records of an adult education center and its predecessor, the Highlander Folk School, documenting its labor, civil rights, and Appalachian poverty programs and workshops and the harassment of the Highlander by government agencies. Files include correspondence, minutes, annual reports, financial records, workshop materials, legal papers, play scripts, song books, clippings, speeches, writings, publications, and tape recordings. Intended as a workers' education school and community center, the Highlander Folk School was founded in 1932 near Monteagle, Tennessee, by Myles Horton and Don West.
Clothing and dress
Work clothes
Land use, Rural
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography
Civil rights

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