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Yes, this information is much appreciated. ag


On Sun, August 24, 2014 7:29 pm, Andy Blunden wrote:
> Thanks Greg. That does work better. :)
> Very tantalizing for me. I have no doubt that everything I need is in
> those boxes. :)
> Andy
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *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
>>     >
>>     ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>     > *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
>>     >>
>>     >>
>>     >>
>>     >
>>
>>
>>     --
>>
>>     *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
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
>> Assistant Professor
>> Department of Anthropology
>> 882 Spencer W. Kimball Tower
>> Brigham Young University
>> Provo, UT 84602
>> http://byu.academia.edu/GregoryThompson
>
>


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