The chautauqua movement provided the foundation for what we know today as adult education institutions such as libraries, museums, universities, arts programs, and university extension. The popularity of the chautauqua movement can be attributed in part to the social and geographic isolation of american farming and ranching communities. In the chautauqua movement i have tried to set forth the beginnings of the most significant venture in popular education in the united states, and to place it in its proper setting in the history of our country. 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. Although the chautauqua movement was founded by methodists, nondenominationalism was a chautauqua principle from the beginning, and prominent catholics like catherine doherty took part in 1892, lutheran church theologian theodore emanuel schmauk was one of the organizers of the pennsylvania chautauqua.
Chautauqua (/ʃəˈtɔːkwə/ shə-taw-kwə) was an adult education movement in the united states, highly popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries chautauqua assemblies expanded and spread throughout rural america until the mid-1920s. This book traces the rise and decline of what theodore roosevelt once called the most american thing in america the chautauqua movement began in 1874 on the shores of chautauqua lake in western new york. History of the chautauqua movement the tent chautauqua, of which high plains chautauqua is an example, is often confused with the colorado chautauqua association in boulder and the chautauqua institution at lake chautauqua, new york.
The chautauqua movement was named after chautauqua lake in western new york and its origins harkened back to the lyceum movement of the early 1800s. Chautauqua is famous as the home of the chautauqua institution, the birthplace in 1874 of the chautauqua movement of educational and cultural centers the town of chautauqua was formed on april 11, 1804, from the town of batavia, while still part of genesee county. In addition, there were extensive chautauqua courses of home study, for which 100,000 persons enrolled in 1892 alone this movement contributed to the development of american faith in formal education. The word chautauqua is iroquois and means either two moccasins tied together or jumping fish whatever the precise etymology, it's clear the word described a lake in western new york which by the civil war was known as chautauqua lake. The waxahachie chautauqua celebrates the chautauqua history and heritage of waxahachie, texas what appeal did the chautauqua movement hold for post-civil war america.
Ebook the chautauqua moment download rating 3 and suggested read by user 726 online last modified september 17, 2018, 2:42 am find as text or pdf and doc document for the chautauqua. Chautauqua movement synonyms, chautauqua movement pronunciation, chautauqua born out of the chautauqua movement in new york state in the 1870s, the study circle concept was later. The chautauqua movement began in upstate new york during the late nineteenth century and has continued through the present today's chautauqua institution, named for its location on chautauqua lake in southwestern new york, is a 750-acre nonprofit lakeside educational center. Chautauqua movement, development in adult education somewhat similar to the lyceum lyceum, 19th-century american association for popular instruction of adults by lectures, concerts, and other methods. Book digitized by google from the library of harvard university and uploaded to the internet archive by user tpb.
Chautauqua movement in the years between the 1870s and the 1920s, the name chautauqua came to be synonymous with culture, learning, entertainment, and social activism originating at a new york religious institute, the chautauqua movement —which focused on self-improvement through education—spread across small-town america. The chautauqua movement [database on-line] provo, ut: ancestrycom operations inc, 2005 original data: vincent, john h the chautauqua movement. Download the chautauqua movement book free the chautauqua movement. Analyzes the chautauqua movement's influence on the development of higher and adult learning in the united states through the latter part of the 19th and into the early 20th centuries, including correspondence education, summer sessions, extension services, university presses, and the introduction.
Chautauqua is a town and lake resort community in chautauqua county, new york, united states the population was 4,464 at the 2010 census  the town is named after chautauqua lake. Chautauqua was a social and cultural phenomenon that permeated rural north america until the mid-1920s at its height, the chautauqua movement attracted millions to hear educators, preachers, explorers, scientists, politicians, singers and bands. The chautauqua movement, a movement that was funded through philanthropy exploded and throughout the united states and canada in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, can be applied to popular civic adult education reform today. The trajectory of justice in america - rulers of the realm - april 12th, 2016 university of california santa cruz learn more about this class.