Lorraine Hansberry giving the Tapawingo leadership presentation to group of African American youth at Camp Minisink, Port Jervis, NY in August, 1960. Photo by Gin Briggs. The New York City Mission Society operated Camp Minisink, the first sleep-away camp for impoverished African American children and teens from NYC. The Tapawingo Honor Society, founded in 1942, was a program for young people as preparation for service as counselors at Camp Minisink.
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