A Place of Our Own: The Rise of Reform Jewish Camping by Michael M. Lorge, Gary P. Zola

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On the ideological development of Native American culture and its use at camp, see Wadland, Ernest Thompson Seton, esp. 447–61. 43. Camp Kohut’s ¤rst summer took place on Hope Island in Casco Bay, Maine (not too far from Portland). The following year, 1908, the camp moved to Oxford, Maine (between Portland and Lewiston). See Rebekah Kohut, His Father’s House: The Story of George Alexander Kohut (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1938), 103–15. For quotations, see 112–13. 44. On George Alexander Kohut, see ibid.

Wack, More about Summer Camps, 24–25; Camping Ideal, 29, 32. 38. Ells, History of Organized Camping, 52. On the overall history of Jewish camping in America, see Daniel Isaacman, Jewish Summer Camps in the United States and Canada, 1900–1969 (Philadelphia, PA: Dropsie University, 1970). , Judaism and Education: Essays in Honor of Walter I. Ackerman (Beer Sheva: Ben Gurion University, 1998), 245–52; and Nancy Mykoff, “Summer Camping,” in Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia, ed. Paula Hyman and Deborah Dash Moore (New York: Routledge, 1997), 1359–64.

Tapia, Circuit Chautauqua: From Rural Education to Popular Entertainment in Early Twentieth-Century America (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1996). On the International Sunday School Association, see Anne M. Boylan, Sunday School: The Formation of an American Institution, 1790–1880 (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1988); Gerald E. Knoff, The World Sunday School Movement: The Story of a Broadening Mission (New York: Seabury Press, 1979); and Robert W. Lynn and Elliot Wright, The Big Little School: Two Hundred Years of the Sunday School (Birmingham, AL: Religious Education Press, 1980).

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