Some people do their best thinking on a long bike ride or a good jog or maybe while out weeding the garden. Amelia Earhart said she does her best thinking while up in the air, at the controls of a small aircraft. That sounds just about right for a woman named Amelia Earhart — in this case, Amelia Rose Earhart.
On a quiet Chautauqua evening, nearing dusk, there are 24 notes in the air — 24 notes that tap deep
Depression with a capital “D” — a dismal time in 1930s United States. People were out of work, out of
In his book The Story of Chautauqua, Jesse Hurlbut wrote, “The notable event in the Assembly of 1905 was the
As religion reporter at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tim Townsend researched and wrote stories about chaplains returning from Afghanistan and
It might seem irrational. “How can we govern an ungovernable world?” is a question that geopolitical events and his own
He died 100 years ago, in 1915. “It might be a good year to revisit the life of Booker T. Washington,” said Gary Moore, North Carolina State University professor of agriculture education.
The 1903 Chautauqua Assembly Herald greeted its Chautauqua summer audience by introducing the new President of the Board of Trustees
There is more to outhouses than meets the eye, and people tend to like it like that.
Chautauquans are famously responsible for absorbing what they experience on the grounds in the summer and translating it to their home communities where they live the rest of the year. They also apply their knowledge right here, even in their leisure.