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Guide to the Higley Hill Camp Photographs PHOTOS.269

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2630

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Kiron Johnson and Erika Gottfried.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on July 21, 2014
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Bonnie Gordon to reflect updated adminstrative information  , July 2014

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Higley Hill Camp (Wilmington, Vt.).
Title: Higley Hill Camp Photographs
Dates [inclusive]: 1940s-1997
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1940-1969
Abstract: Higley Hill Camp, a left-wing summer camp for children in Wilmington, Vermont, was owned and operated by Max and Grace Granich, who had been active in the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA) in the years before opening the camp. This collection contains black and white photographs and negatives, slides, brochures, and holiday greeting cards from the Camp, during the late 1940s to the late 1960s,that show children and adults engaged in activities at Higley Hill Camp as well as group shots and portraits of campers and staff. Also documented is a fire that took place at the camp in 1948.
Quantity: 0.75 linear feet in 1 manuscript box and 1 negatives box.
Language of Materials: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: PHOTOS.269