Through the winter of 1908 and into 1909, Chautauqua was abuzz with activity. The first 1909 issue of The Chautauquan Daily announced that “a new and beautiful Chautauqua greeted Chautauquans.”
Chautauqua Institution archivist and historian Jon Schmitz said the Chautauqua experience is worth thinking about. “What is it really that
Chautauqua — with its many and varied activities — helps to keep people young. It brings out the youth in
There was jubilation, there was joy, there was a kiss to say goodbye to war. The announcement caught people by
For people looking for something idealistic, practical and of linguistic interest, Esperanto might be just the thing. Something utopian. Something
It was not something to construct a summer lecture platform around, but then again maybe it was. At any rate,
With the first edition of the daily newspaper in the summer of 1906, the Chautauqua Press announced a change in name. For the first time, the paper would bear the name readers recognize today: The Chautauquan Daily.
On a quiet Chautauqua evening, nearing dusk, there are 24 notes in the air — 24 notes that tap deep
Mention the Children’s Temple, and most Chautauquans will look puzzled — and justifiably so. It might have vanished entirely from awareness, but for that mausoleum of old buildings and the plaque.
Every week’s lecture series has a theme at Chautauqua Institution, but that wasn’t always the case. In fact, the concept