Artist: John Falter
Art director: Stevan Dohanos
First day of issue: August 6, 1974
Gouache on board
This stamp honoring the Chautauqua Movement is a fine example of how our national memory is preserved through stamps. Inspired by an institution based in Chautauqua, New York, traveling tent shows like this one brought education, entertainment, and religious inspiration to rural America long before the advent of modern media.