TITLE

Baseball, canoes and Stars of David

AUTHOR(S)
Horn, Miriam
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/13/94, Vol. 116 Issue 23, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that each year from 1900 to 1950, a quarter of a million children found in the teepees and kosher dining halls of summer camp a place to be both authentically Jewish and unabashedly American. Exhibition at the Jewish Museum in New York of summer camp artifacts; Escape which was once a matter of life or death for urban children, as summer epidemics of polio raged through crowded tenements; What camps offered to the Jews.
ACCESSION #
9406097503

 

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