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Here's Why Highlander Fights for Democracy in the South by [LABOR] [HIGHLANDER FOLK SCHOOL] - Paperback - [1944] - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

Here's Why Highlander Fights for Democracy in the South

by [LABOR] [HIGHLANDER FOLK SCHOOL]

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Monteagle, TN: Highlander Folk School, [1944]. Paperback. Promotional brochure for the Highlander Folk School in Monteagle, TN, detailing their history and work in the South. Founded by Don West and Myles Horton in 1932 as a training facility for southern labor union organizers, Highlander ran a school to train union workers to become better community leaders, established educational programs, distributed print resources, organized a cooperative, and kept alive the folk-singing and folk-dancing traditions of the Appalachian region. The rear wrapper solicits donations to the school, citing endorsements by Eleanor Roosevelt, Carey McWilliams, Frank Graham, and Senator Elbert D. Thomas. A scarce, early piece of wartime ephemera; not found in OCLC. Bifoilum (28cm); photo-illustrated wrappers; [4]pp. Two hold horizontal folds smoothed out, short tear to left edge of rear wrapper, else Near Fine.




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