Boys' Brigades

by Jay L. Rogers

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These covers are primarily related to the United Boys' Brigades of America.




A-13
A-13 back

Boys' Brigade Courier


03/31/1894

Cincinnati, OH

Printed

Black


Backstamped O3/31/94, Cincinnati, OH & 04/01/94, Roanoke, VA


The first Company of the Boys' Brigade in the US was organized only four months earlier.   Note early spelling: "Brigade".




A-17

Department of the Northwest   U.B.B.A.


011/11/07

Chicago, IL

Rubber stamped

Black & purple




A-16

Maryland Division  Boys Brigade


01/21/08

Baltimore, MD

Printed

Black & Red   Note early spelling: "Brigade".




A-15

Headquarters Dept of the Northwest   United Boys' Brigades


04/25/09

Chicago,IL

Printed

Black




A-2

Founders Day   United Boys' Brigades


10/04/40

New York World's Fair R.P.O.

Printed

Dark blue




A-14

24th Biennial National Convention   United Boys' Brigades


05/10/41

Baltimore, MD

Printed

Red & blue




A-23

5th Anniversary of 3rd New York Regiment   United Boys' Brigades


11/24/42

Jamaica, NY

Printed

Blue




A-20

Golden Jubilee   United Boys' Brigades


05/23/43

Baltimore, MD

Printed

Gold & blue




A-18

60th Anniversary Boys' Brigades


a.   Blue


b.   Red


10/04/43

New York, NY

Printed




A-24

Sixth Anniversary Company K   United Boys' Brigades


01/06/44

Justice, WV

Printed

Blue

Early Usage




A-21

Once A Brigader Always A Brigader   United Boys' Brigades


03/10/44

Donora, PA

Printed

Blue




A-11

10th Anniversary "A" Company   United Boys' Brigades


05/10/44

New York, NY

Printed

Blue




A-12

36th Anniversary Second California Regiment   United Boys' Brigades


05/18/44

Jamaica, NY

Printed

Blue




A-32

Sixth Anniversary Company K   United Boys' Brigades


10/04/44

South Ozone Park, NY

Printed

Blue




A-30

75th Anniversary 3rd New York Regiment   United Boys' Brigades


11/24/44

New York, NY

Printed

Blue




A-10

Seventh Anniversary Co. K   United Boys' Brigades


10/04/45

Jamaica, NY

Printed

Brown




A-22

18th Anniversary Company "D"   United Boys' Brigades


3/10/46

Donora, PA

Printed

Blue




A-3

National Assembly   United Boys' Brigades


10/04/46

Baltimore, MD

Printed

Purple




A-19

75th Anniversary   Boys' Brigade


10/04/58

Printed


a.   Baltimore, MD   Blue   Insert


b.   Jamaica, NY   Black




A-1

65th Anniversary   United Boys' Brigades


11/04/58

Baltimore, MD

Printed

Blue

Green & red rubber stamped


Girl & Boy Scout Badges added by the addressee.

Also without Scout rubber stamped Badges.

Detailed insert folder explaining and promoting the Boys' Brigades.




A-25

75th Anniversary United Boys' Brigades


02/22/59

Jamaica, NY

Printed

Black

Red & blue 75th Anniversary label


Late usage from Col. Becker, the cachet maker, to his friend George Eyerman.

#10 envelope.




A-5

51st Anniversary Co. "A"   United Boys' Brigades


05/18/59

Pomona, CA

Printed

Blue




A-4

Annual Field Day   United Boys' Brigades


05/30/59

Baltimore, MD

Printed

Blue




A-6

Statue of Liberty Presented   United Boys' Brigades


07/04/59

Liberty, ME

Printed

Red & blue




A-28

State of Franklin


08/23/59

Jamaica, NY

Printed

Blue

United Boys' Brigades of America




A-29

Charter Company A   United Boys' Brigades


04/27/60

Jamaica, NY

Printed

Blue & black




A-7

Annual Field Day   United Boys' Brigades


05/30/60

Baltimore, MD

Printed

Green & blue




A-27

Charter Company B   United Boys' Brigades


10/28/60

Jamaica, NY

Printed

Blue & red




A-33

First Maryland Regiment Field Day   United Boys' Brigades


05/30/61

Baltimore, MD

Printed

Blue




A-26

Oh Boy, Here's How!   United Boys' Brigades


07/11/61

Lake Hunting, NY

Printed

Purple




A-9

Co. "I" Charter   United Boys' Brigades


10/04/62

Long Island City, NY

Printed

Blue & yellow





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