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us: Horton, Aimee Isgrig, 1922-2012

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    • us: Horton, Aimee Isgrig, 1922-
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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Milwaukee (Wis.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Lindeman Center
        • Affiliation Start: 1983
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Education
          (lcsh) Civil rights movements
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Teachers
              (lcsh) Women civil rights workers
          • Earlier Established Forms

              Horton, Aimee Isgrig, 1922-Horton, Aimee Isgrig,1922-
          • Sources

            • found: Her The Highlander Folk School, 1989: CIP t.p. (Aimee Isgrig Horton) data sheet (b. 5-1-22)
            • found: Aimee Horton, 2012: title frames ( Aimee Horton)
            • found: Highlander Research and Education Center website, Oct. 20, 2014: In memoriam: Aimee Horton... (Aimee Isgrig Horton passed away November 15, 2012. Born in 1922, Aimee, a native of Wisconsin, worked with World War II refugees and Illinois students fighting for Civil Rights, she was the Executive Director of the Illinois Commission on Human Relations; she worked with Highlander's Citizenship Schools, took Highlander's methodology of popular education with her when she returned to Chicago, founding the Lindeman Center, where the community worked together to develop grassroots solutions to its problems) {}
            • found: Adult Learning Unleashed website, Oct 20, 2014: Educators for justice ( Aimee Isgrig Horton, born 1922, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; died on November 15th in Chicago; M.A. in Adult Education and Ph.D. in History from the University of Wisconsin; worked for the Highlander Folk School (Highlander was later reopened in Knoxville, Tennessee under the new name of Highlander Research and Education Center), moved to Chicago, Illinois; where in 1983 she co-founded with Tom Heaney a creation of the Lindeman Center)
          • Change Notes

            • 1989-03-13: new
            • 2014-11-26: revised
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