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  ONEIDA COMMUNITY - LoveToKnow Article on ONEIDA COMMUNITY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Although the Putney Corporation or Association was never a community in the sense of common-property ownership, yet it was practically a communal organization, and embodied the radical religious and social principles that subsequently gave such fame to the Oneida Community, of which it may justly be regarded as the beginning and precursor.
This great change was followed by other changes of vital importance, finally resulting in the transformation of the Oneida Community into the incorporated Oneida Community, Limited, a co-operative joint-stock company, in which each person's interest was represented by the shares of stock standing in his name on the books of the company.
ONEIDA COMMUNITY (or Bible Communists), an American communistic society at Oneida, Madison county, New York, which has attracted wide interest on account of its pecuniary success, and its peculiar religious and social principles (see COMMUNISM).
www.1911encyclopedia.org /O/ON/ONEIDA_COMMUNITY.htm   (1137 words)

 First 100 Years: 1848 - 1948
Oneida Community had been importing all the traps for the Canadian market, but now a rival concern had already started a Canadian factory with the idea of underselling Oneida traps on which, of course, duties must be paid Noyes began construction on his factory.
Oneida Community chains had gained ground enough to make the New England manufacturers anxious, and towards the end of the year the company had a chance to strengthen the department when the Garland chain business was offered them for $32,000 and a ten year royalty of 3% per cent.
Oneida Community, Limited's selling line of a better quality at little extra cost, with a guarantee of a fair and established profit for both retailer and jobber, was to have inevitable pulling power and within a few years jewelers.
libwww.syr.edu /digital/collections/f/FirstHundredYears,1848-1948   (19999 words)

 The Oneida Community Collection || Syracuse University Library
The Oneida Community Mansion House is open to the public for a variety of functions.
Bible Communism: a compilation from the annual reports and other publications of the Oneida Association and its branches; presenting, in connection with their history, a summary view of their religious and social theories.
II The Oneida Community in the Context of 19
libwww.syr.edu /digital/guides/o/OneidaCommunityCollection   (723 words)

 The Perfectionists or Oneida Community
The whole community of 300 at their largest lived in one large house with 200 rooms.
Each evening the whole community met in the Big Hall for practical and religious lectures, entertainment (hence the stage), and general discussions about the various enterprises of the community.
Change was a virtue for the community: increased variety, reduced dullness, and kept the mind alert.
www.uwec.edu /Geography/Ivogeler/w188/utopian/oneida2.htm   (354 words)

 THE SHAKERS/ ONEIDA COMMUNITY Part 1 Information on the Shakers and the Oneida Community(part 1) Believersweb.org
So, as a result of that, the Oneida Community lived a life where "complex marriage" (where all men and all woman were jointly married to each other), or as some would call it, free sex, was practiced.
What is interesting about the Shakers and the Oneida Community is that even though they were at opposite ends of the pole from each other, the Shakers and the Oneida Community not only knew of each other, but on occasion the Shakers would come and visit the Oneida Community.
John Humphrey Noyes, the founder of the Oneida Community, "declared that his approach and that of the Shakers were the only two possible in the resurrected state." But he further stated that: "If I believed in a Shaker heaven I would be a Shaker now." (Foster 89).
www.believersweb.net /view.cfm?ID=632   (3240 words)

 Oneida Community
The Oneida community was in some ways the first hippy free-love commune.
The founder of the Oneida community was John Humphrey Noyes, who was born in Brattleboro, Vermont, in 1811.
The criticisms were usually directed toward the "member's bad traits (those thoughts or acts that detracted from family unity), and an individual could be put through a shameful, humiliating experience." Only Noyes himself would not go through this unless he decided to, because he felt that a group should not criticize their leader.
www.unm.edu /~vanpool/anth101/oneida.htm   (826 words)

 Oneida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oneida is the name of several places in the United States of America, derived from the Oneida tribe of the Iroquois:
Oneida, Wisconsin unincorporated community in both Outgamie and Brown Counties
The Oneida Community (located in Oneida, New York).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oneida   (115 words)

 The Oneida Community - New York History Net
The founder of the Oneida Community was John Humphrey Noyes.
Another teaching practiced at the Oneida Community was that of "Male Continence," which was a type of birth control.
From the original 87 members at Oneida in 1849, the totals from that year on were group totals from all of the communities combined.
www.nyhistory.com /central/oneida.htm   (2647 words)

 Oneida Community
Oneida Community is the story of a man, a religious commune, and a company with innovative design and marketing.
In 1880, the assets of the community were distributed to its members in the form of stock in the newly formed corporation, Oneida Community, Limited.
The Mansion House in Oneida, N.Y., built by the Oneida Community for its members and still lived in by some of their descendants, can be visited.
www.silverseason.com /OneidaComm.htm   (1783 words)

 Oneida - About Oneida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
To state it briefly, the old Oneida Community was a religious and social society founded in Oneida, New York, in 1848 by John Humphrey Noyes and his followers.
The Oneida Community canned fruits and vegetables; they made traps and chains; they made traveling bags and straw hats and mop sticks and sewing silk and, last of all, they found out how to make silver knives and forks and spoons.
The Oneida Community existed longer than most other utopias of the nineteenth century in part because of the solvency of its businesses, and the members of the group lived and worked together from 1848 until the late 1870s.
www.oneida.com /static/Heritage.ASP   (635 words)

 Encyclopedia: Oneida Community
The Oneida Society (Oneida Community) was a utopian commune founded by John H. Noyes in 1848 near Oneida, New York.
The community followed the beliefs of Noyes including which he called Perfectionism.
This incorporated Communalism (in the sense of communal property and possessions), Complex Marriage, Male Continence, Mutual Criticism and Ascending Fellowship.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Oneida-Community   (682 words)

 THE SHAKERS / ONEIDA COMMUNITY by Randall Hillebrand (Part One) The Shakers and the Oneida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Over the next year, the community purchased and cultivated additional land, established a variety of minor craft industries, built a communal dwelling house, appointed administrative committees and set up a pattern of daily living which the community followed for the next thirty years (Whitworth 120).
The Oneida Community had no definite rules restricting a member's time of rising in the morning for work, but they had very few problems with people taking advantage of it.
From the original 87 members at Oneida in 1849, the totals from that year on were group totals from all of the communities combined (Foster 103).
www.skepticfiles.org /ignor/shakers.htm   (6066 words)

 John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Perfectionists
Complex marriage was essential to Noyes, because he felt that it moved the community beyond the traditionally divisive commitments to one partner or the family, and rais ed this love and loyalty inherent in those commitments to the level of the community, just as he envisioned it in Heaven.
The Oneida Perfectionists had a very different vision of utopian life than the Shakers and the Puritans, and yet their communities did share structural and ideological similarities.
Finally, John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Perfectionists were responding, not just to the call of the West and the promise it held out, as Turner might have us believe, but just as Winthrop and the Puritans, to changing social conditions that undermined their understanding of themselves and their place in their society.
xroads.virginia.edu /~hyper/HNS/Cities/oneida.html   (1070 words)

 Religious Movements Homepage: The Oneida Community
Another specific trait of the Community was known as "stirpiculture." The idea here was to breed superior children by encouraging the mating of the healthiest, most intelligent males and females.
Under communal control, members were subjected to the criticisms of a committee or else the whole community.
The wide opposition to the Community could not be ignored, and the tension put a heavy strain on the Oneidans and their leadership.
religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu /nrms/Oneida.html   (3630 words)

 Artcom Museums Tour: Oneida Community Mansion House
The Mansion House, constructed in stages between 1861 and 1914, was the home of the 19th century utopian Oneida Community which was founded in 1848 by John Humphrey Noyes and his followers when they moved to Central New York from Putney, Vermont.
They called themselves Perfectionists and lived communally until 1880 when the utopian community became the joint-stock company, Oneida Community Ltd. The company is now called Oneida Ltd., and continues as the present-day maker of flatware and tableware.
Oneida Community Mansion House is a non-profit organization formed in 1987 and chartered by the New York State Board of Regents.
www.artcom.com /Museums/vs/mr/13421.htm   (422 words)

 The Oneida Community
Oneida, founded by John H. Noyes, was one of the most successful utopian communes in history.
Avoiding the "back to the land" fantasies which were so prevalent in 1800's (and 1960's!) communes, and which typically resulted in city people trying to be farmers and failing miserably, they founded businesses including a spoon factory which evolved (after their breakup) into the Oneida Silversmiths flatware company.
Oneida Community, Hand-Book of the Oneida Community, With a Sketch of Its Founder, and an Outline of Its Constitution and Doctrines, AMS Press 1988
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 oneida community not silver   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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www.miyawaki.pair.com /homeclick/oneida-community-not-silver.html   (347 words)

 89.01.04: Utopian Communities, 1800-1890
I believe it is important at the beginning of a course or unit of study for the students to see “community” as a somewhat complex institution, difficult to define in a few simple words.
John Humphrey Noyes was the founder of a religious utopian community known as the Oneida Perfectionists and remained its leader until the group abandoned the system of complex marriage in 1879.
What was best for the life of the community was the evidence in the lives of community members of an heartfelt commitment to the principles and practices of “Bible Communism” as espoused by Father Noyes.
www.yale.edu /ynhti/curriculum/units/1989/1/89.01.04.x.html   (7295 words)

 Women in the Oneida Community, Lesson Plan
Although many outside the community perceived these practices as immoral and unacceptable for women, those within the community found the new practices personally liberating.
To discuss the relationship between men and women at the Oneida Community, as well as their relationship to community founder John Humphrey Noyes; to explore whether or not the community's redefinition of gender roles afforded women a degree of autonomy.
To explore further the Oneida Community's social practices, see the lesson about the practice of birth control in the Community.
womhist.binghamton.edu /teacher/oneida.htm   (329 words)

 Around Town:
Oneida Community, founded by John H. Noyes, was one of the most successful utopian communes in history.
Take a step back into time to the late 1800's, into a Perfectionist Community where unconventional women wore short haircuts, where married couples were encouraged to share the companionship of others and where new ideas flourished, eventually boasting the creation of Onedia Ltd., the world's largest manufacturer of stainless steel and silverplated flatware.
The Community was founded in 1848 by John Humphrey Noyes, who rivals Joseph Smith for the distinction of being the most controversial figure in American religious history.
aroundcny.com /features/Mansion_House/index.cfm   (619 words)

 Oneida Community Photographs
Noyes spent the last years of his life, from the break-up of the Community in 1879 until his death, April 13, 1886.
Open house was the rule and there was a constant flow of visitors from Oneida and from Community families living across the river.
#711 "A Working-Bee" on the Lawn at the Oneida Community.
libwww.syr.edu /digital/images/o/OneidaCommunityPhotos   (1286 words)

 Birth Control and the Oneida Community, Lesson Plan
Calling the latter practice "male continence," one utopian community made it a central tenet of their community.
To examine the Oneida Community's practice of male continence; to explore the Community's justification for complex marriage and the practice of limiting births; to think critically about the relationship between reproductive freedom and women's rights.
Explore a new theme in the Oneida Community's justification of the control of births by reading part of The Strike of a Sex, 1891, by community member George Noyes Miller, written a dozen years after the Oneida Community gave up complex marriage.
womhist.binghamton.edu /teacher/birth.htm   (539 words)

 Oneida Community --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Founded in 1834 by Sands Higinbotham and named for the Oneida people who had inhabited the area, it developed as a depot and supply point for the Utica and Syracuse (later New York Central) Railroad.
By the 1980s, many members of the scientific community believed that advances in health care had nearly eliminated the threat that plagues, which had ravaged populations in the past, would ever be seen again.
Includes a facility for community groups to create their own website, a UK search engine, and news about such topics as ethnic minorities, community development, housing and homelessness, and government funding of public projects.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9331986   (979 words)

 WisconSUN Case Study: Oneida Nation Community Center, Oneida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Oneida Nation has long subscribed to an ethic of protecting and preserving the environment.
Interested individuals may view the Community Center, which is located on the Oneida Nation property southwest of Green Bay.
The Oneida Nation reminds visitors to respect any group that may be using the building.
www.wisconsun.org /learn/cs_oneida.shtml   (186 words)

 Official Website of the Sovereign Oneida Nation of Wisconsin
It is a symbol that represents a philosophy of the Oneida which incorporates the sentiment that everything that is said and done today will have an impact on the next seven generations.
The mission of the Oneidas is to sustain a strong Oneida Nation by preserving our heritage through the 7th generation.
The Oneida Family will be strengthened through the values of our Oneida Identity by providing housing, promoting education, protecting the land, and preserving the environment.
www.oneidanation.org   (396 words)

 AllRefer.com - Oneida, city, United States, United States (U.S. Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Nearby was the Oneida Community, a religious society of Perfectionists that was established (1848) by John Humphrey Noyes.
Members of the sect held all property in common and practiced complex marriage and common care of the children.
In 1881 it was reorganized as a joint stock company, and the social experiments were abandoned.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/O/Oneida.html   (194 words)

 Search Results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Oneida Community Mansion House A National Historic Landmark
The Mansion House was the home of the 19th century utopian, religious Oneida Community which was founded in 1848 by John Humphrey Noyes and his followers when they moved to Central New York from...
The Oneida Community had begun in 1848 as a religious and social commune.
www.agec.co.uk /oneidacommunity-4233.htm   (263 words)

 Oneida Community --  Encyclopædia Britannica
also called Perfectionists, or Bible Communists, utopian religious community that developed out of a Society of Inquiry established by John Humphrey Noyes and some of his disciples in Putney, Vt., U.S., in 1841.
county, central New York state, U.S., bounded to the west by Oneida Lake and Creek and to the east by West Canada Creek and Hinckley Reservoir.
county, central New York state, U.S., mostly comprising a rugged upland, bounded by Oneida Lake and Chittenango and Oneida creeks to the north and the Unadilla River to the southeast.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9057124?tocId=9057124   (999 words)

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