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



and I started watching this nice special titled "Myles Horton: Radical
Hillbilly":
http://vimeo.com/30650519

It is a Bill Moyers journal and the nice part about it is most of it is
Moyers interviewing Horton. From what little I know, it seems to give a
very good sense for the man.

-greg



On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 8:57 PM, Goncu, Artin <goncu@uic.edu> wrote:

>
>
> 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
> >
> >
>
>
> Artin Goncu, Ph.D
> Co-editor, Mind, Culture, and Activity:An International Journal
> Professor Emeritus,
> University of Illinois at Chicago
> College of Education M/C 147
> 1040 W. Harrison St.
> Chicago, IL 60607
>
>
>


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