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



Thanks Greg. That does work better. :)
Very tantalizing for me. I have no doubt that everything I need is in those boxes. :)
Andy
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*Andy Blunden*
http://home.pacific.net.au/~andy/


Greg Thompson wrote:
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 <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 <mailto: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
    <http://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
    <mailto: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
    >
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    > *Andy Blunden*
    > http://home.pacific.net.au/~andy/
    <http://home.pacific.net.au/%7Eandy/>
    >
    >
    > 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> <mailto:
    >> 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/>
    >>     <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 <tel:%28912%29%20478-0355>
    >> Fax: (912) 478-5382 <tel:%28912%29%20478-5382>
    >> Statesboro, GA  30460
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >


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    *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 <tel:%28912%29%20478-0355>
    Fax: (912) 478-5382 <tel:%28912%29%20478-5382>
    Statesboro, GA  30460




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