"You got to move" research files, 1979-1983.


"You got to move" research files, 1979-1983.

Lucy Massie Phenix's research files for "You Got to Move," a documentary about the Highlander Folk School, consisting of correspondence, oral history transcripts, and copies of Highlander Folk School minutes and a copy of the completed film. Major correspondents include Ed Nixon, historian Peter Wood and Myles Horton. Oral histories include interviews with Rosa Parks, Ed Nixon, and Myles Horton and relate to workshops and trainings held at Highlander.

0.6 c.f., and2 film reels (16mm)


SNAC Resource ID: 7913537

Wisconsin Historical Society Archives

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