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Oneida Community

noun
1.
a society of religious perfectionists established by John Humphrey Noyes, in 1848 at Oneida, N.Y., on the theory that sin can be eliminated through social reform: dissolved and reorganized in 1881 as a joint-stock company.
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  • The books say that the Oneida Community was established there in 1847, when I was nine.

    Vandemark's Folly Herbert Quick
  • He preached his new faith and finally established the Oneida Community for its demonstration, with about three hundred members.

  • For twenty years past he has been a faithful disciple and patron of the Oneida Community.

    History of American Socialisms

    John Humphrey Noyes
  • Several members of the Oneida Community had more or less personal knowledge of the Skaneateles experiment.

    History of American Socialisms

    John Humphrey Noyes
  • The great lesson that the Oneida Community has been learning, is, that agreement is possible.

    History of American Socialisms

    John Humphrey Noyes
  • The Oneida Community made its fortune by first sinking forty thousand dollars in training a set of young men as machinists.

    History of American Socialisms

    John Humphrey Noyes
  • John Noyes, of the Oneida Community, where equal rights were observed, preached the same doctrines.

    Religion and Lust James Weir
  • It is not probable that the Oneida Community presented in detail the model to which human society generally will conform.

  • Another of these social experiments was the Oneida Community and its several ephemeral branches.

    Our Foreigners Samuel P. Orth
  • He married a very beautiful woman, and with her and the younger children, he joined the Oneida Community.

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