Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.
At Camp Sidney Lanier in Eliot, campers acted out Bible dramas written by Sidney Lanier Jr. (1870-1918) every Sunday in the woods. Lanier, using ideas developed by his father, poet Sidney Lanier Sr. (1870-1918), attempted to teach children the "art of living." They participated in a strict routine of music, crafts, nature study, and other activities. Children went through a hierarchy of types of social organization to reach the highest form, which was spiritual and represented by farm and home.
About This Item
- Title: Acting Out Bible Stories, Camp Lanier, ca. 1910
- Creator: Lanier Camp
- Creation Date: circa 1910
- Subject Date: circa 1910
- Location: Eliot, York County, ME
- Media: Photoprint
- Dimensions: 8 cm x 13.5 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1018, Ser. 1, Box 2, Env. 2
- Collection: Lanier Camp (Eliot, Me.) papers
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Arts and children
- Children's plays
- Lanier Camp (Eliot, Me.)--Photographs
- Religious drama
- Eliot, Me.
- Organized campingLanier Camp (Eliot, Me.)
- Sidney Lanier (1842-1881)
- Sidney Lanier Camp
- Sidney Lanier Jr. (1870-1918)
- Summer camps
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
The copyright and related rights status of this item have not been evaluated. Please contact the contributing repository for more information.
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.