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Boy Scouts of America Boy Scout Handbook

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09767.02 Author/Creator: Boy Scouts of America Place Written: New Brunswick, New Jersey Type: Book Date: 1965 Pagination: 448 p. ; 20.2 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One book entitled "Boy Scout Handbook A Handbook of Training for Citizenship Through Scouting" by the Boy Scouts of America dated 1965. This is the fourth printing. Includes five sections of material for different classes of Boy Scout. Includes many illustrations of survival training and medical care as well as sections on animals, plants, navigating by using stars and creating maps. It also contains information on how to be a good citizen including the history and care of the American flag, and how to become a voting citizen.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Fraternal OrganizationChildren and FamilyAmerican FlagAnimals

Sub Era: The Sixties

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