Item 9875 - Crawford A. Peffer, Pennsylvania, ca. 1890
- Item 9875 - Crawford A. Peffer, Pennsylvania, ca. 1890
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- Item 9875
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Portrait photograph of Crawford A. Peffer (1868-1961) taken about 1890. Crawford A. Peffer founded the Redpath Chautauqua of New York and New England, the northeast circuit of the Chautauqua movement (1913-1933), a national cultural movement.Show Details
It was the summer counterpart, which was held in the tents of the Redpath Lyceum, a speaker's circuit held in the winter.
At its peak, there were 72 towns on the northeast circuit, including the following Maine towns: Kennebunk, Skowhegan, Farmington, Rumford, Waterville, Auburn, and Gardiner.