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1) 2426.0018_F16
16mm film; [400 ft]; Silent; b&w
2) 2426.0017-.0019_DVD
DVD; Silent
3) [BLANK]
BetaCamSP; Silent
[Charles B. Hinds—home movies] Reel 18
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Identifier
2426.0018
Date(s)
1929
Abstract
1927 Boy Scouts at the White House, Washington, DC. Boy Scouts on White House grounds, Washington D.C., Received by President Calvin Coolidge, Olave and Robert Baden-Powell. Scouts on the Ellipse. May 1, 1927. (from Charles B. Hinds notes) Boy Scout parade with many flags. At gathering of scouts outside White House. Men stand around, some with cameras. Boy Scouts and scout leaders, seated on ground. (Large dirt mars top left of frame.) Crowd listens to something not seen. Dignitaries. Everyone waves their hats in air. Robert Baden-Powell gives Boy Scout salute. The group walks across lawn. Boy Scouts address camera and wave. Encampment, marching band. Scout activities in DC: erecting tall framework, climbing, tower of scouts. Lookout at top of two balanced sticks. Closeups of Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the boy scouts; he salutes camera. 16:27 - 22:53 Winter in the woods, cut-over birch. Charles B. Hinds, Jr. and Wadsworth leaving for Scout Rodeo at Gorham, Maine. June 26, 1927 (from Charles B. Hinds notes). Boys dressed as scouts loading open vehicle, ride away. Scout leaders, view of open woody wagon. Scouts erect tents, at a fairgrounds, inside track with barn in background. Apple trees. Grandstand, boys light fires, wait for water to boil, handle axe. Scouts blow trumpets (contest, as a man listens and grades them.) Flag waving contest. In the grandstand. Running race along track from grandstand. Man with megaphone. Demonstration of CPR on back of scout. Two scout leaders talk and smile. Race with one boy running, other on his back. More footraces. Parade. View of troops in formation from grandstand. 30:58 Lake. Construction of large building. Carrying platforms in the woods (camp construction.) Scouts in water. In town, scout leader and scouts. Scouts at Gorham, Maine, for the awarding of life saving medal. November 11, 1929 (from Charles B. Hinds notes). Parade with marching band. Church in background. Memorial Day? Two scouts on horseback. Entering First Parish Congregational Church. Scout having badges pinned on him while he salutes.
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