First Session of Linguistics Courses

L.L. Legters and William Cameron Townsend are the co-founders of the organization which will one day be known as SIL. It begins with a summer of linguistics courses in an Arkansas farmhouse.

Left to Right: Joe Chicol (Cakchiquel language teacher), L.L. Legters, Richard McKinney, Cameron Townsend, (language and linguistics instructors), Oral Van Horn and Ed Sywulka (first two students)
Date:
Wednesday, 4 July, 1934
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