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Crowd at Civilian Defense Rally

Date: August 15 1942
Description: Slightly elevated view of crowd gathered at a Civilian Defense Rally. Booths are in the background, including a game booth where you can "Deflate The Axis,...
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Boy Scout Band

Date: 1920
Description: Group portrait of a Boy Scout band in front of a large brick building, possibly the old Baraboo High School. The bass drum head reads "Boy Scout Band" and...
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Rat Poison Distribution by Boy Scouts

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Description: A man distributes rat poison, which was invented by Dr. Link, to a Boy Scout to place in rat-infested areas. They are standing in front of the Village Hall...
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Boy Scouts on Bicycles

Date: 1942
Description: WW II scrap metal drive. Scoutmaster Edward G. Shaw and his troop of boy scouts on bicycles and on a trailer loaded with scrap metal. The trailer is hitche...
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Stoughton Boy Scouts

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Description: Stoughton, Wisconsin Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 1 group portrait with a dog in the front of the group. One of the members is holding a trumpet.
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Recycling Newspapers

Date: June 05 1971
Description: A young Cub Scout member of Pack 86 from Trinity Presbyterian Church hands newspapers he saved to an employee of Shapiro Paper and Metal Co. The task was p...
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Girl Scouts Making Punch

Date: November 14 1966
Description: African American junior Girl Scouts pouring fruit juice into punch bowl as they prepare to entertain their parents.
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Distribution of Food

Date: December 02 1956
Description: Elevated view of a Cub Scout, Girl Scout, and Brownie Scout bringing boxes of food to St. Vincent de Paul to be distributed to recently arrived Hungarian r...
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Hotdog Cookout

Date: May 15 1965
Description: Girl Scouts cooking hotdogs over an open fire. The Great Blue Heron council weekend campout was held at Hartland Sportsman's Club grounds.
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Boy Scouts Raise the Flag at Campground

Date: 1972
Description: Color photograph of Boy Scouts raising a flag as others stand at attention during a ceremony. Tents and a 1972 International Scout pickup are in the backgr...
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Flag Day Events

Date: June 14 1940
Description: Boy Scouts and others recite the Pledge of Allegiance during Madison's first public Flag Day ceremony held at the UW football stadium.
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Scouts Receive Awards

Date: May 22 1957
Description: Boy Scouts and Explorer Scouts receive the Eagle Scout rank or the Explorer Silver Award, scouting's highest awards at a scouting court of honor ceremony.
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Crocheting Doilies

Date: April 17 1957
Description: A Girl Scout crochets doilies at a senior citizens' care center with her "adoptive grandmother."
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Ticket Sales Statistics

Date: March 07 1955
Description: Men look over charts at a Boy Scout circus ticket sales meeting.
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Preparing for Scout-O-Rama

Date: April 16 1958
Description: Boy Scouts lash together lengths of wood as they put up an exhibit about pioneering for Scout-O-Rama.
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Boy Scout Drum & Bugle Corps

Date: February 10 1946
Description: Four Lakes Council Boy Scout Drum & Bugle Corps on stage at Central High School, in uniforms with instruments and flags, for Victory concert.
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Boy Scouts, Troop #23

Date: May 26 1945
Description: Group portrait of Boy Scouts, Troop #23 from Holy Redeemer Church, at Four Lakes Council Camporee in Olin Park.
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Boy Scouts, Troop #4

Date: May 26 1945
Description: Group portrait of Boy Scouts, Troop #4 from South Side Men's Club, at Four Lakes Council Camporee in Olin Park.
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Boy Scouts, Troop #24

Date: May 26 1945
Description: Group portrait of Boy Scouts, Troop #24, Explorer Post from Nichols School, at Four Lakes Council Camporee in Olin Park with Lake Monona in the background.
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Four Lakes Boy Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps

Date: May 14 1945
Description: Group portrait of the all-Eagle Four Lakes Boy Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps with their director, from Madison, Wisconsin.

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