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Author Glen, John M., 1953-

Title Highlander, no ordinary school, 1932-1962 / John M. Glen
Published Lexington, KY : University Press of Kentucky, ©1988


Description 1 online resource (ix, 309 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Establishment of Highlander, 1927-1932; 2 Early Struggles, 1932-1937; 3 Building and Defending a Program, 1937-1941; 4 Extension Work, 1937-1947; 5 The CIO Years, 1942-1947; 6 Transition Years, 1944-1953; 7 From School Desegregation to Student Sit-Ins, 1953-1961; Illustrations; 8 The Citizenship Schools, 1953-1961; 9 Highlander under Attack, 1953-1962; Epilogue; Appendix; Notes; Bibliographical Essay; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary And racial justice during a critical era in southern and Appalachian history. This volume is the first comprehensive examination of that extraordinary -- and often controversial -- institution.Founded in 1932 by Myles Horton and Don West near Monteagle, Tennessee, this adult education center was both a vital resource for southern radicals and a catalyst for several major movements for social change. During its thirty-year history it served as a community folk school, as a training center for southern labor and Farmers' Union members, and as a meeting place for black and white civil rights acti
Bibliography "Bibliographical essay": pages 287-300
Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-286) and index
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Subject Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) -- History
SUBJECT Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) fast (OCoLC)fst00612092
Subject Adult education -- Tennessee -- History
Working class -- Education -- Tennessee -- History
Working class -- Tennessee -- History
Working class.
Adult education.
Working class -- Education.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780813152806