Tag: Camp Meetings

  • Two Faces of the American Camp Meeting

    Two Faces of the American Camp Meeting


    The American camp meetings of the 1890s through the 1950s were good fits into the hard-scrabble life of that era. Many areas lacked traditional churches and there were few other diversions. John Davis was one such evangelist; he called his meetings, campaigns! For those who wanted spiritual experiences, it was Davis who provided them using…

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Past Article

Hy Mariampolski


New York City was the undisputed leader of world-wide night life from the end of Prohibition into the 1960s. In countless nightclubs revelers could eat and drink to their hearts’ content.

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