Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Friday, July 17, 2020.
Jon Schmitz introduces a 1923 film produced to attract new visitors of Chautauqua.
John Schmitz is an archivist and historian for Chautauqua. The 1923 film provides a wonderful documentation of the Chautauqua ground and programs at the time.
About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.