Collection: addition, 1938-1969.


Collection: addition, 1938-1969.

Contains correspondence, speeches, memoranda, interviews, questionnaires, reports on folk school extension projects, workshop evaluations, a play entitled "How Buddy Votes," a newsletter, "The Activist," and an audiotape of a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr.

ca. 750 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 7171693

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Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 (person)

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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 (person)

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