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PE000993 - Multiple articles concerning the Boy Scouts in Canada, and especially Lord Baden-Powell
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Multiple articles concerning the Boy Scouts in Canada, and especially Lord Baden-Powell. Items include:
- 15.6 x 23.9 cm souvenir programme for the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Boy Scouts Association Ninth Winnipeg Group, 1910-1935. Programme contains a b&w photograph on the front of the First Presbyterian Church of Winnipeg. Below the photograph is a caption noting it as the headquarters of the group during the past either years. It then continues on to describe the formation of the ninth Winnipeg troop Boy Scouts listing the scouters in charge and the instructors. The interior contains advertisements, along with the programme for a three-act comedy performed by the troop. The rest of the programme details the anniversary banquet and dinner, the Divine Worship schedule, and information on the formation of the Wolf Cub Pack and the Girl Guides. Programme is quite stained, and has a few tears in it.
- 15.3 x 22.5 cm programme titled: "The Boy Scouts Association West Winnipeg and District, assisted by The St. James Concert Orchestra, Presents a Night of 'Good Turns' in the Winnipeg Auditorium Concert Hall on February 1, 1936, under the distinguished patronage of His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba." Below this is the crest of the Boy Scouts Association, and a hand-written note stating: To Willard Lawrence-who actively participated in this “pioneer” concert. C.H. Heddesheimer, Scouter. The interior contains 6 pages, which includes advertisements, the programme for the performances and a list of the Boy Scout Troops, Wolf Club Packs, Rover Scout Crews, and executive members. Programme is in good condition, with little show of wear.
- 15.3 x 23 cm programme for the Boy Scout and Girl Guide Rally, in honour of The Rt. Hon. Lord Baden-Powell of Gilwell, G.C.M.G., K.C.B. Chief Scout of the World and The Lady Baden-Powell G.B.E. Chief Guide of the World. Rally was held in the Amphitheatre Rink, Winnipeg, 4th May, 1935. Front cover contains two b&w photographs of Lord and Lady Baden-Powell. Interior contains the programme for the rally, and the back page contains a listing of the Scout, Cub, Guide, and Brownie promises and laws. Programme is quite stained and faded, but in otherwise good condition.
- 15.5 x 14 cm newspaper clipping titled Watching the March Past. Contains a b&w photograph depicting Lord and Lady Baden-Powell, their two daughters, Lieutenant-Governor Tupper, and several other people in the background watching the marching regiments of Boy Scouts as part of Winnipeg’s Silver Jubilee Celebration. Clipping is in good condition, though faded.
- 15.2 x 12.6 cm newspaper clipping depicting a large b&w photograph of Lord Baden-Powell shaking hands with veteran Scouts. Clipping is faded, but in good condition.
- 15.2 x 11 cm newspaper clipping from the Winnipeg Free Press, containing a b&W photograph of men in uniform, captioned Regiment Honors Chief Scout. Rest of caption details Lord Baden-Powell’s visit to the Manitoba Club. Clipping is dated Tuesday, May 7, 1935. Clipping is faded, but in good condition.
- 15.2 x 12 cm newspaper clipping depicting a b&w photograph of a Scout beacon aflame, with the caption noting the lighting of the beacon after the recall of the Spanish Armada. Clipping is faded, but in good condition.
- 10.2 x 11.8 cm newspaper clipping containing a b&w photograph of Lord Baden-Powell in his youth. A small blurb above it describes how Lord Baden-Powell came to be a scoutmaster. Clipping is faded, but in otherwise good condition.
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