Tuesday, January 5, 2010

BSA - 100 Years Old


The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with over four million youth members in its age-related divisions. Since its founding in 1910 as part of the international Scout Movement, more than 110 million Americans have been members of the BSA.

United Nations Fight for Freedom - Colored, White and Chinese Boy Scouts in front of Capitol - They help out by delivering poster to help the war effort - Circa 1941. (Library of Congress)

Boy Scout week nationwide campaign for 1,000,000 associate members - Circular letter dated New York, June 2, 1919.

Read about what the Pennsylvania Railroad Station clock and the BSA have in common. A Viewliner Limited post from March 8th, 2008.

3 comments:

Major Pepperidge said...

There used to be a display of Norman Rockwell's Boy Scout paintings at a museum in Pennsylvania, I wonder if they're still there?

Ray Peacock said...

and what ARE the first two words in the Boy Scout Manual everyone?

Be Prepared.

Anonymous said...

Hello Viewliner. Thanks for the BSA post.

Happy New Year!