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[Xmca-l] Re: The Highlander Center in Tennessee



I think a "d" was missing at the beginning of the link you sent Robert.

Here is full link:

http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi/f/findaid/findaid-idx?c=wiarchives&cc=wiarchives&type=simple&rgn=Entire+Finding+Aid&q1=myles+horton+papers&location=all&Submit=Search

Fantastic resource!

Thanks,
greg


On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 12:13 PM, Robert Lake <boblake@georgiasouthern.edu>
wrote:

> Hi Andy and Everyone,
> Here is the link to the digital archives for Highlander at the University
> of Wisconsin.
>
>
> igicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi/f/findaid/findaid-idx?c=wiarchives&cc=wiarchives&type=simple&rgn=Entire+Finding+Aid&q1=myles+horton+papers&location=all&Submit=Search
>
>
> On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 10:29 AM, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:
>
> > Robert,
> > I have a memoir written by Angeline Butler about her time at Highlander
> in
> > 1959 before joining SNCC and she reports being taught consensus
> > decision-making. I know Horton placed a lot of emphasis on forcing
> students
> > to make their own decisions, and I have a memoir from an African student
> at
> > the International Peoples College at Helsingor on which Horton based
> > Highlander, which tells of a specific exercise in consensus decision
> > making. I think it may have come under the heading of "conflict
> > resolution". What I don't have is any independent corroboration of
> Angeline
> > Butler's testimony and nor do Horton's notes about what he learnt at
> > Helsingor mention conflict resolution or any kind of decision-making.
> > Mainly about bonding.
> >
> > Any thoughts?
> > Andy
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > *Andy Blunden*
> > http://home.pacific.net.au/~andy/
> >
> >
> > Robert Lake wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Andy,
> >> Yes I do. Start with this .
> >> http://highlandercenter.org/about-us/history/
> >>
> >> And this biography of Myles Horton
> >>
> >>  http://www.amazon.com/The-Long-Haul-An-Autobiography/dp/0807737003
> >> and the biography of Septima Clark.
> >>
> >>  http://www.amazon.com/Freedoms-Teacher-Life-Septima-
> >> Clark/dp/0807872229/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=
> >> 1408889271&sr=1-2&keywords=septima+clark <http://www.amazon.com/
> >> Freedoms-Teacher-Life-Septima-Clark/dp/0807872229/ref=sr_1_
> >> 2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1408889271&sr=1-2&keywords=septima+clark>
> >>
> >> I have written a piece on her as well and will send it this afternoon.
> >>
> >>
> >> I think the book We Make the Road by Walking: A dialogue between Myles
> >> Horton and Paulo Freire
> >> is one of the best books on both these leaders.
> >>
> >> More Later,
> >> Robert Lake
> >>
> >>
> >> I will send more this afternoon.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 9:31 AM, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net
> <mailto:
> >> ablunden@mira.net>> wrote:
> >>
> >>     Does anyone on this list know about the Highlander Center, what
> >>     used to be called the Highlander Folk School?
> >>     The people there are very helpful, but they're also rushed off
> >>     their feet (like everyone, I guess) and if there were any other
> >>     sources of information about it, that would be helpful. I'm
> >>     particularly interested if anyone is familiar with what they were
> >>     doing in the 1950s and 60s.
> >>
> >>     Andy
> >>     --     ------------------------------------------------------------
> >> ------------
> >>     *Andy Blunden*
> >>     http://home.pacific.net.au/~andy/
> >>     <http://home.pacific.net.au/%7Eandy/>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> *Robert Lake  Ed.D.
> >> *Associate Professor
> >> Social Foundations of Education
> >> Dept. of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading
> >> Georgia Southern University
> >> Secretary/Treasurer-AERA- Paulo Freire Special Interest Group
> >> P. O. Box 8144
> >> Phone: (912) 478-0355
> >> Fax: (912) 478-5382
> >> Statesboro, GA  30460
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
>
>
> --
>
> *Robert Lake  Ed.D.*Associate Professor
> Social Foundations of Education
> Dept. of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading
> Georgia Southern University
> Secretary/Treasurer-AERA- Paulo Freire Special Interest Group
> P. O. Box 8144
> Phone: (912) 478-0355
> Fax: (912) 478-5382
> Statesboro, GA  30460
>



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