3 edition of Chautauqua movement. found in the catalog.
|Statement||With an introd. by Lewis Miller.|
|LC Classifications||LC6301.C5 V55 1971|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 308 p.|
|Number of Pages||308|
|LC Control Number||75148901|
The Chautauqua was a cultural educational movement consisting of annual summer assemblies for the white middle class. After the success of the Chautauqua in New York, other towns started their own assemblies and the movement expanded across the United States during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. With more than one hundred photographs and other illustrations from the era, the book presents a captivating overview of the tent chautauqua movement from its inception to its demise in These traveling chautauquas—which were an outgrowth of the lyceum movement—evolved in the early part of the twentieth :
The net result is a book of value to the serious student of American education as well as to the casual reader whose knowledge of Chautauqua may have been confined hitherto to the relatively unimportant "tent show" era of the movement.3/5(1). History of the Chautauqua Women’s Club. Beginnings: By , women had begun meeting on the grounds each morning to study and discuss subjects of interest and importance to the Chautauqua Assembly Board of Trustees voted to “consolidate, in one department and under one management, the various lines of the women’s programs existing on the grounds.”.
The chautauqua movement was a truly American phenomenon, providing education and entertainment for millions of people and employing thousands of musicians in the process. While scholars have previously explored various facets of the chautauqua movement, this is the first book to trace the place of music in the movement from its inception Brand: Mcfarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. According to Gay McLaren in her book, Morally We Roll Along (), circuit Chautauqua was the "greatest aggregation of public performers the world has ever known." The speakers in the Chautauqua tents and on the platforms, and their messages of public concern in the early s, can easily be identified with current headliners and headlines.
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Chautauqua movement, popular U.S. movement in adult education that flourished during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The original Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly in western New York, founded in by John H. Vincent and Lewis Miller, began as a program for the training of Sunday-school teachers and church workers.
“Chautauqua” is an Iroquois word with a few meanings— “a bag tied in the middle” or “two moccasins tied together,” and describes the shape Chautauqua movement. book Chautauqua Lake, located in southwest New York.
This area was the setting for the first educational assembly (Chautauqua Institution) and so. While scholars have previously explored various facets of the chautauqua movement, this is the first book to trace the place of music in the movement from its inception through its decline. Drawing upon the rich collections of ephemera left by several chautauqua bureaus, this study profiles several famous musicians and introduces the reader to 5/5(3).
The Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark. Cottages & Lodges. Specials & Packages. Map & Directions. Community Events. Calendar of Events. Upcoming Events. Theater & Dance. Plan Your Chautauqua movement. book. Map, Directions & Transportation. Hours of Service.
Menus & Specials. Chautauqua Dining Hall Gift Cards. Ages, Dates & Rates. Gift Certificates. This book seems to lose it way mid-point. It begins with a description of the forces and personalities that formed the chautauqua movement in the united states. It then digresses into biographical materials that ultimately focus on the University of Chicago.
At the end, the author returns to the theme of the title.3/5(1). Chautauqua Institution is a non-profit organization, dependent upon your gifts to fulfill its mission.
Gate tickets and other revenue cover only a portion of the cost of your Chautauqua experience. Please click here for information on giving to Chautauqua. Chautauqua movement, development in adult education somewhat similar to the lyceum movement.
It derived from an institution at Chautauqua, N.Y. There, inJohn Heyl Vincent and Lewis Miller proposed to a Methodist Episcopal camp meeting that secular as well as religious instruction be included in the summer Sunday-school institute.
Established on that basis inthe institute evolved. Chautauqua was a social and cultural phenomenon that permeated rural North America until the mids. At its height, the Chautauqua Movement attracted millions to hear educators, preachers, explorers, scientists, politicians, singers and bands.
Today only a handful of Chautauqua communities survive. But Chautauqua is experiencing a renaissance. This book traces the rise and decline of what Theodore Roosevelt once called the "most American thing in America." The Chautauqua movement began in on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in western New York.
The Chautauqua Institution is a not-for-profit, acre educational center beside Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York State, where approximately 7, persons are in residence on any day during a nine-week season, and a total of overattend scheduled public events. Over 8, students enroll annually in the Chautauqua Summer Schools which offer courses in art, music, dance.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vincent, John Heyl, Chautauqua movement. Boston, Chautauqua press, (OCoLC) Named Person. Founded inthe Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle is the oldest continuous book club in America and has remained a leader in adult education through quality programming.
Each summer, the CLSC chooses nine books of literary quality and invites the authors to. The net result is a book of value to the serious student of American education as well as to the casual reader whose knowledge of Chautauqua may have been confined hitherto to the relatively unimportant “tent show” era of the movement.
Joseph E. Gould is a native of New York City. He earned his A.B. degree at the University of Rochester. Chautauqua Movement The Chautauqua Movement sought to bring learning, culture and, later, entertainment to the small towns and villages of America during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Pre-Civil War roots of the effort existed in the lyceum movement, which paid prominent personalities handsomely to give speeches on religious, political.
Poster for Chautauqua. The Chautauqua movement was named after Chautauqua Lake in western New York and its origins harkened back to the lyceum movement of the early s. The lyceum movement was a system to book lecturers for communities. Included among the participants during this early period were Ralph Waldo Emerson, Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
The Lyceum and Chautauqua Movements: 19th Century Lecture Tours to 21st Century Humanities Events. Introduction. My name is Jeffrey Maxwell, and I have made it my avocation to learn about the lyceum and chautauqua movements of the 19th and 20th Centuries and their long-lasting effects on modern American society into the 21st Century.
The Chautauqua Movement's mix of education and entertainment was the predecessor of today's NPR, TED talks, and influenced modern journalism, television, and politics. Chautauquas were always set in an idyllic setting, among the trees, by a shore, or in a park (which is.
The chautauqua movement was a truly American phenomenon, providing education and entertainment for millions of people and employing thousands of musicians in the process.
While scholars have previously explored various facets of the chautauqua movement, this is the first book to trace the place of music in the movement from its inception. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vincent, John Heyl, Chautauqua movement.
Boston, Chautauqua Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type. The following account of the Pacific Coast Assembly of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle (CLSC) introduces the reader to California's first summer school of science. Positioned along the shoreline of southern Monterey Bay, the Chautauqua Assembly program placed a particular emphasis on t.
A non-profit community sponsor can purchase reduced-cost Kentucky Chautauqua programs for $ each. Chautauqua is intended for audiences of 40 or more. Please do not schedule for smaller groups. For-profit organizations wishing to book Kentucky Chautauqua performances may purchase them at full cost—$ per program.Contact, Don Kohrs, the author of Chautauqua: The Nature Study Movement in Pacific Grove, California, if you have questions, comments or would like to inquire about the possibility of a talk on the subject.
Don Kohrs Harold A. Miller Library Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University Pacific Grove, CA () dkohrs.Book Description: This book traces the rise and decline of what Theodore Roosevelt once called the "most American thing in America." The Chautauqua movement began in on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in western New York.