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Resort Ruins

Orvar Löfgren

in On Holiday: A History of Vacationing

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217676
eISBN:
9780520928992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217676.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter examines the ruins of the resorts that were built during the 1920s and 1930s. It looks at the summer camps organized by Billy Butlin (Butlin's Holiday Camps), as well as the resorts ... More


Three. Camp Cobbossee (and a Summer Abroad)

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Schuman's six summers at Camp Cobbossee in Winthrop, Maine, were formative in developing his skills as a musician. Schuman also spent one summer touring France with other boys his age. This chapter ... More


Musical Theatre at Girls’ Jewish Summer Camps

Stacy Wolf

in Beyond Broadway: The Pleasure and Promise of Musical Theatre Across America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190639525
eISBN:
9780190639563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639525.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

In the summer musicals take place in the tiny, insular, homogenous culture of girls’ non-Orthodox Jewish summer camps in Maine. Each of these summer camps was founded by Jewish women—all early ... More


Putting Campers in Their Place: Camp Landscapes and Changing Ideas of Childhood

Abigail A. van Slyck

in A Manufactured Wilderness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 1890-1960

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648764
eISBN:
9781452945989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648764.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on the cultural meaning of the camp landscape. Camps played a key role in the wholesale transformation of the rural landscape that took place as North Americans began to value ... More


Living like Savages: Tipis, Council Rings, and Playing Indian

Abigail A. van Slyck

in A Manufactured Wilderness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 1890-1960

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648764
eISBN:
9781452945989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648764.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter presents the introduction of Native American motifs into the camp landscape, with a particular emphasis on the Indian council rings that became widespread feature of camp life in the ... More


Room to Grow: Children, Youth, and Informal Education

Sarah Wobick-Segev

in Homes Away from Home: Jewish Belonging in Twentieth-Century Paris, Berlin, and St. Petersburg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605145
eISBN:
9781503606548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605145.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Chapter 3 examines the growing anxiety over the future of Judaism and Jewishness as it was expressed toward children and youth. Vacation camps and youth movements were seen as ideal venues for formal ... More


Elizabeth Bishop at Summer Camp

William Logan

in Guilty Knowledge, Guilty Pleasure: The Dirty Art of Poetry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166867
eISBN:
9780231537230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166867.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter begins with a brief sketch of Elizabeth Bishop's early childhood. It then describes her experiences at Camp Chequesset, where she returned every summer for five years, starting in 1924. ... More


A Manufactured Wilderness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 1890-1960

Abigail A. Van Slyck

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648764
eISBN:
9781452945989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648764.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Since they were first established in the 1880s, children’s summer camps have touched the lives of millions of people. Why were summer camps created? What concerns and ideals motivated their founders? ... More


Good and Dirty?: Girls, Boys, and Camp Cleanliness

Abigail A. van Slyck

in A Manufactured Wilderness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 1890-1960

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648764
eISBN:
9781452945989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648764.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines the gendered practices of summer camp by looking more closely at the issue of camp sanitation and campers’ different roles in keeping the camp landscape free from disease. ... More


Not Just Play: Summer Camp and the Profession of Social Work

Meryl Nadel and Susan Scher

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190496548
eISBN:
9780190496579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190496548.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

Not Just Play: Summer Camp and the Profession of Social Work offers the only book written in many decades that focuses on the relationship between social work and the summer camp movement. Is camp ... More


Rebuilding After the Shoah: The Challenges of Remembering and Reconstruction

Sarah Wobick-Segev

in Homes Away from Home: Jewish Belonging in Twentieth-Century Paris, Berlin, and St. Petersburg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605145
eISBN:
9781503606548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605145.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Chapter 5 demonstrates that the patterns developed before World War II were vital to the reconstruction of Jewish communities after the Shoah, especially in Paris and Berlin. By this time, the Jewish ... More


Feeding an Army: Mealtime Rituals at Camp

Abigail A. van Slyck

in A Manufactured Wilderness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 1890-1960

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648764
eISBN:
9781452945989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648764.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter traces the development of the camp facilities associated with cooking and eating. As camps were established far from running water and electricity, the challenge of providing three meals ... More


Summer Camps, Modern Architecture, and Modern Life

Abigail A. van Slyck

in A Manufactured Wilderness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 1890-1960

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648764
eISBN:
9781452945989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648764.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This concluding chapter focuses on the modern aesthetics and cultural landscape of American summer camps. American summer camps were shaped by modern conceptions of children and childhood, which ... More


Beyond Broadway: The Pleasure and Promise of Musical Theatre Across America

Stacy Wolf

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190639525
eISBN:
9780190639563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639525.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

As a ubiquitous national performance form, musical theatre—an utterly American, unapologetically commercial, earnestly popular, middlebrow genre of art and entertainment—has astonishing staying ... More


Resources for Persons with AIDS and their Caregivers

Sharon M. Batista and Kelly L. Cozza

in Handbook of AIDS Psychiatry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195372571
eISBN:
9780197562666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195372571.003.0018
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

This chapter was developed as a basic reference list of resources for HIV clinicians to help them meet the various needs of persons with AIDS throughout the lifespan. The resources listed are by no ... More


Communist “Criminals” in Los Angeles (1929)

Upton Sinclair

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0020
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter is both a narrative of political repression and a scathing critique of the authorities who exercise it by novelist and journalist Upton Sinclair. The case here involves the arrest of ... More


“Heaven’s Special Child”: The Making of Poster Children

Paul K. Longmore

Catherine Kudlick (ed.)

in Telethons: Spectacle, Disability, and the Business of Charity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262075
eISBN:
9780190262105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262075.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Charles Dickens’s Tiny Tim, the suffering crippled boy in his wildly popular novel A Christmas Carol, established an enduring image of the disabled child that telethons made into a constant and ... More


The Line of Prevention

Khary Lazarre-White

in Justice for Kids: Keeping Kids Out of the Juvenile Justice System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814721377
eISBN:
9780814721384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814721377.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter focuses on the Brotherhood/Sister Sol (BHSS) program, a rites of passage-based youth development initiative that serves children, mostly from the neighborhood of Harlem, in New York ... More


State Constitutions on Religion and Taxation

Edward A. Zelinsky

in Taxing the Church: Religion, Exemptions, Entanglement, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190853952
eISBN:
9780190853983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853952.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the states’ respective constitutional provisions concerning churches and taxation. These state constitutional measures mandate property tax exemption for religious properties ... More


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