Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Highlander Folk School
  • Lindsay Draws, artist
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    Stumptown Printers, printer
    established 1999
  • Highlander Folk School, 2005
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 435 x 282 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 1/8 x 11 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.031
Label Text

Illustration of figures in an interior, with one pouring liquid into cups. Image executed in green and dark green with descriptive text at bottom. Text describes the Highlander Folk School, now known as the Highlander Research and Education Center, a school founded in 1932 in Tennessee. It was integrated and provided education and training for poor, working class people in the South, making it a site for those involved in the Civil Rights Movement.