22 Items in This Collection
1) Exploring Tomorrow Today
Introduction to Explorer Scouting.   more
2) They Also Serve (NHF Reel 8)
BSA training film. 'They Also Serve' on can. 'Steps of the Pioneers' on reel, possibly a subtitle.   more
3) [amateur scouting footage] NHF Reel 3
Footage possibly shot by central Maine troop members. Date code 1936. This collection needs to have the records updated and inspected.   more
4) The Magic Balloon
Introduction to Cub Scouting.   more
5) Jamboree USA 1950 (NHF Reel 5)
BSA training film.   more
6) [amateur scouting footage] NHF Reel 15
Footage possibly shot by central Maine troop members. Date code 1934.   more
7) To Tommy With Love (NHF Reel 19)
BSA training film.   more
8) [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
9) [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
10) Let's Go to the Jamboree (NHF Reel 10)
BSA training film.   more
11) Jamboree Film (NHF Reel 4)
BSA training film.   more
12) Meeting Near Makeking (NHF Reel 18)
BSA training film.   more
13) 1957 Boy Scout Jamoree (NHF Reel 11)
BSA training film.   more
14) [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
15) 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
16) Go Scouting (NHF Reel 16)
BSA training film.   more
17) Go Cub Scouting (NHF Reel 17)
BSA training film.   more
18) Men Who Made a Difference (NHF Reel 14)
BSA training film.   more
19) [untitled scouting film] NHF Reel 9
BSA training film. Appears to be professional rather than amateur film.   more
20) An American Passage (NHF Reel 20)
BSA training film.   more
21) This Is Exploring (NHF Reel 12)
BSA training film.   more
22) Winter Camping (NHF Reel 13)
BSA training film.   more
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)
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