"An address to faculty and students on self-help programs for the poor in the Appalachian area"


Myles Horton



Streaming Media


50 minutes

Original Description

Recorded in North Lounge, College Center


Myles Horton was an educator, socialist, and founder of the Highlander Folk School (later Highlander Research and Education Center), a social justice leadership training school that was instrumental in the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.


Appalachian Region, Education

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, dual track


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