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Catalog Number RG3411.PH
Object Name Collection, Photograph
Collection Name RG3411 Chautauquas
Title Chautauquas
Description The chautauqua was a uniquely American institution of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries providing popular education combine with entertainment in the form of lectures, concerts, and plays. Chautauquas were often presented outdoors or in a tent. This collection is comprised of photographs of chautauqua sites in Nebraska.

This collection consists of seventy photographic prints and postcards documenting chautauqua sites in Beatrice, Verdigre, Fullerton, North Platte, Hastings, and York, Nebraska, ca.1919. Many of the photographs are snapshots of people involved with the chautauquas.
Date 1890s; 1919; 1927; 1975
Subjects Entertainment
Chatauquas--Nebraska
Adult education--Nebraska
Manners and customs
Search Terms North Platte (Neb.)
Verdigre (Neb.)
Fullerton (Neb.)
Hastings (Neb.)
Beatrice (Neb.)
York (Neb.)