Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Friday, August 14, 2020.
Jon Schmitz continues the series with a 1923 film of a pageant at Chautauqua.
Week Seven’s Heritage Lecture Series focuses on a pageant performed by Chautauquans, which was created at the request of Anna Pennybaker, president of the Chautauqua Women’s Club. Schmitz is Chautauqua’s archivist and historian.
This series is made possible with a gift from Jeff Lutz and Cathy Nowosielski.
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.