Horton, Myles, 1905-1990

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1905-07-09
Death 1990-01-19
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Myles Horton, founder of the Highlander Folk School (Mounteagle, Tenn.) and civil rights activist.

From the description of Myles Horton oral history interview, 1989 Dec. 15. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38726954

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SNAC ID:
27274954

Subjects:

  • African Americans--Civil rights
  • Women--Education (Higher)
  • Folk music
  • Religious institutions
  • Adult education
  • Labor movement--History
  • Women authors, American
  • Labor unions--Organizing
  • Mentally ill
  • African American women authors
  • Community organization

Occupations:

not available for this record

Places:

  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Tennessee (as recorded)
  • Southern States (as recorded)
  • Illinois--McHenry County (as recorded)
  • Nicaragua (as recorded)