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10th ANNUAL HISTORY OF THE CATSKILLS CONFERENCE
August 27 - 29, 2004
Kutsher's Country Club
Monticello, New York
www.kutshers.com

Join us for a wonderful weekend of historical, musical, literary, and cultural presentations on the remarkable legacy of the Jewish experience in the Catskills. Meet Catskills veterans and relive the golden years.

Reserve your space today.

Click here to view registration form
registration begins 5pm Friday & continues throughout the conference.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY


SATURDAY


SUNDAY


5-6pm

Registration & Socializing

6-7pm

Cocktail Party for Conference Participants

8:30-8:45pm

Music/Slide Show: Welcome to the Conference

8:45-10pm

"A Bintl Briv" - readings by Irwin Richman and Phil Brown of letters to the Catskills Institute

10pm

Film: A Walk on the Moon

10-11:15am

Robert Dadras "Resort Architechture in the Catskills"

11:30am-12:45pm

Rachel Kranson "The Luxurious Left: A History of White Lake Lodge" (& comments from Henry Foner)

2-5:30pm

bus tour narrated by Phil Brown: "Woodridge, Greenfield park & Ulster Heights" (optional, extra cost)

2:30-4pm

Film: A Walk on the Moon (repeat showing for those not on bus tour)

8:30-10pm

Evelyn Haas & Leo Lipkowitz "Running Hotels & Bungalow Colonies"

9:45-11am

Bernie Cohen & Harold Gold "Local Businesses and the Resorts"

11:15am-12:30pm

John Conway "The Search for the Cure and its Impact on Sullivan County: The Sanitarium Movement in America"

ALL EVENTS TO BE HELD IN "THE SPORTSMEN'S LOUNGE"

Conference fee:

Full conference $50; Friday night only $20; Saturday only $25; Sunday only $20; single event $10; bus tour $20 (1/2 price for Catskills Institute Members, except for bus tour).
Please pre-register with Phil Brown, 4 Goodman Road, Cambridge, MA 02139 (checks payable to Catskills Institute).
For more info, email catskills@brown.edu
Room rates and reservations:

For room reservations, call Kutsher's: (845) 794-6000 or (800) 431-1273. Please note, you do NOT have to stay at the hotel to attend the conference.

Click here for Kutsher's Conference Rate Sheet