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Chautauqua Meeting

Date: 1906
Description: Families gathered in front of large tents at a Chautauqua meeting.
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Belle Case La Follette Addressing Farmers

Date: 1915
Description: Belle Case La Follette, wife of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., addressing a group of farmers during a tour on the Chautauqua circuit during which she frequent...
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Man at Chautauqua

Date: 1906
Description: A man in bow tie and suspenders sits in front of a small tent. Next to him is a rocking chair with a sign on it that says "Don't you see I'm Lonely." Writt...
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The Casino

Date: 1880
Description: Monona Lake Assembly, The Casino. This structure, including the ice house and provision space, designed by Conover and Porter and built for $1700.00 in Jun...
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Monona Lake Assembly Meeting Pavilion

Date: 1886
Description: View from inside of the Monona Lake Assembly Meeting Pavilion looking out on a large crowd of people.
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Olin Park Auditorium

Date: August 27 1931
Description: Olin Park auditorium - Assembly Hall as viewed from the East (lake side), built for Monona Lake Assembly Chautauqua purposes in 1900. Designed by Morrison...
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Chautauqua Grounds on Lake Monona

Date: 1915
Description: Colorized image of Chautauqua Grounds on Lake Monona, near Madison.
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Lake Chautauqua Amphitheatre

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Description: Interior of an amphitheatre at Lake Chautauqua, founded in 1874. Surrounding a platform, man wooden benches are seen. Above the center platform, a flag h...
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Lake Chautauqua Auditorium

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Description: Interior of an auditorium at Lake Chautauqua, founded in 1874. The audience observes a group of people on a platform in the center. Above it, a flag hang...
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Lake Chautauqua Amphitheatre

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Description: View from an upper seat on the side of the stage of the interior of an amphitheatre at Lake Chautauqua, founded in 1874. The audience observes a woman on...
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Chautauqua Grounds

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Description: View of a row of tents along a dirt road at the Chautauqua Grounds. Trees and white posts line the road.
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Chautauqua Grounds

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Description: View of the Chautauqua Grounds, founded in 1874. Groups of people gather around tents on the grounds. Published by Osgood Photo Supply Company.
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Chautauqua Grounds

Date: 1940
Description: View of the Chautauqua Grounds, founded in 1874. A log cottage stands on the left, and another wooden cottage can be seen on the right. Published by Laym...
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Auditorium at Chautauqua Park

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Description: View of an open-sided auditorium and a fountain at Chautauqua Park, an establishment founded in 1874. The rounded building stands in a wooded area.
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Chautauqua Grounds

Date: 1910
Description: A group of men and girls stand in front of a large tent at Chautauqua Grounds, an establishment founded in 1874. The girls hold a sign that reads, "J.F. E...
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Chautauqua Officers

Date: 1910
Description: View of eight men sitting outside a tent at Chautauqua Grounds, an establishment founded in 1874. A woman sits in the tent labeled, "Headquarters." Publi...
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Ravine and Rustic Bridge

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Description: Two women stand on a rustic wooden bridge over a ravine in a wooded area.
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Forest Park at Chautauqua Grounds

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Description: Children play in Forest Park at the Chautauqua Grounds, an institution founded in 1874. Residences can be seen beyond the playground at right. Published...
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Monona Lake Assembly Auditorium

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Description: An exterior view of people sitting and standing outside of the Monona Lake Assembly Auditorium, which is partially obscured by trees. Designed by Morrison...
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Monona Lake Assembly Auditorium

Date: 1910
Description: Monona Lake Assembly Auditorium and grounds. Designed by Morrison H. Vail of Chicago, built in 1900 by John H. Starck Co., John H. Findorff, vice-president...

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