Katahdin Area Council Boy Scouts of America Collection
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Collection Date Range
1934 - 1972
Summary
Collection contains amateur scouting footage and fifteen titles produced by the Boy Scouts of America. The amateur footage, probably shot by Maine scouts, shows troops at a Jamboree at the Irvine Ranch in California in 1953, a Jamboree in Washington, D.C. in 1937, and tent camping and hiking in 1936. The commercial films are primarily Boy Scouts of America recruiting and training films with such titles as "This Is Exploring," "Men Who Made a Difference," "Let’s Go to the Jamboree," and "Winter Camping."
Biographical/Historical Notes
The Katahdin Area Council Boy Scouts of America is headquartered in Bangor, Maine.
Genre(s)
Amateur, Documentary
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 22
Showing 1 - 10 of 22:
1) [amateur scouting footage] NHF Reel 15
Footage possibly shot by central Maine troop members. Date code 1934.more
2) [amateur scouting footage] NHF Reel 2
Footage possibly shot by central Maine troop members. Date code 1936. This collection needs to have the records updated and inspected.more
3) Jamboree #2 Washington D.C. 1937 (NHF Reel 1)
Amateur scouting footage titled 'Jamboree #2 Washington D.C. 1937.' Possibly shot by central Maine troop members.more
4) [amateur scouting footage] NHF Reel 7
Footage possibly shot by central Maine troop members. Enclosed envelope postmarked 1958 from 'Troop 202,' Island Falls, Maine.more
5) [amateur scouting footage] NHF Reel 6
Footage possibly shot by central Maine troop members. Enclosed envelope postmarked 1958 from 'Troop 202,' Island Falls, Maine.more
6) Go Scouting (NHF Reel 16)
BSA training film.more
10) Winter Camping (NHF Reel 13)
BSA training film.more
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