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Parker, Franklin



  • Existence: 1921-


Franklin Parker was born in 1921. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Berea College (1949), a Master of Science in Library Science from University of Illinois (1950), Urbana and a Doctorate of Education from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University (1956). He taught the History and Philosophy of Education and Comparative and International Education at the State University of New York at New Paltz (1956-1957); University of Texas at Austin (1957-1964); University of Oklahoma (1964-1968); and West Virginia University (1968-1986). After his retirement in 1986, he continued to teach at Northern Arizona University and Western Carolina University. Along with his wife Betty June Parker, he has written and edited numerous publications on the topic of education.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Franklin Parker Collection

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-598
Scope and Contents

The Franklin Parker Collection contains materials that document the life of Myles Horton and his activities at the Highlander Research and Education Center (known prior to 1961 as the Highlander Folk School). Included are articles, newspaper clippings, publications, and correspondence.

Dates: 1941-2001 and undated