Forerunner & other Scout Organizations

by Jay L. Rogers

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Early Boy Scout organizations included "American Boy Scouts",  "United States Boy Scouts",   "Forest Scouts"   "Life Saving Scouts",   "Safety Scouts",   "Rhode Island Boy Scouts",   & the "Boy Rangers".   Early "Camp Fire Girls" are also listed here.




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Campfire Girls     Chicago Council of Campfire Girls Corner Card


Sent

01/30/35

Little America, Antarctica

  

Received

05/25/35

San Francisco, CA


Byrd Antarctic Expedition II second cancellation mail.

Sent to the Camp Fire Girls offices.


Printed

Blue on blue envelope

Black rubber stamped Official Cachet.




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Boy Rangers of America     National Headquarters Stationery


11/19/38

New York, NY

Printed

Green


The Boy Rangers, an organization for 8 to 12 year olds, was founded in 1913 by Emerson Brooks and incorporated through the efforts of James E. West in 1918.   It was the precursor to the BSA Cubbing program which didn't start until 1930.




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Boy Rangers of America     25th Annual Pow Wow & Cruise


05/18/40

West Point, NY

Printed & Rubber stamped

Black





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