Prospectus of the Colorado Lake Chautauqua Association at Austin, Texas, For the Season of 1893

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This prospectus outlines the ideals and intentions of the Colorado Lake Chautauqua Association to educate the people of the city and provide better public services.

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14 p. ; 22 cm.

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Colorado Lake Chautauqua Association 1893.

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This prospectus outlines the ideals and intentions of the Colorado Lake Chautauqua Association to educate the people of the city and provide better public services.

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14 p. ; 22 cm.

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The chautauqua movement was a "popular U.S. movement in adult education that flourished during the late 19th and early 20th centuries....At first entirely religious in nature, the program was gradually broadened to include general education, recreation, and popular entertainment" - from Encyclopedia Britannica.

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  • 1893

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  • June 3, 2008, 4:32 a.m.

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Colorado Lake Chautauqua Association. Prospectus of the Colorado Lake Chautauqua Association at Austin, Texas, For the Season of 1893, pamphlet, 1893; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38123/: accessed December 9, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.