[Unidentified Boy Scout - West Point, Virginia]

[Unidentified Boy Scout - West Point, Virginia]

Date: March 6, 2006
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of an unidentified Boy Scout, taken in West Point, Virginia. He s wearing a short-sleeved shirt and shorts and is posing in front of a tree. A building is visible behind him, partially hidden by an incline.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[Boy Scout Camp near West Point, Virginia]

[Boy Scout Camp near West Point, Virginia]

Date: March 6, 2006
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a boy scout camp near West Point, Virginia. In this image, several people are lined up in the foreground, but image is blurred. Behind them there is a large, two-story brick building with a chimney and bell tower.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
John Edward Gillespie

John Edward Gillespie

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: J. Edward Gillespie, a.k.a. "Ole Man Gillespie" was scoutmaster of Troop 32 Boyscouts of America troop for many years. He has a campsite at Worth Ranch boyscout campgrounds named after him in his honor. He was called the "Pied Piper of Scouting". See http://www.angelfire.com/tx6/patch/oleman.html for more information.
Contributing Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
[Jim Wright with a boy scout, 1955]

[Jim Wright with a boy scout, 1955]

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of Boy Scout Scott Sears from Cleburne presenting Jim Wright with a pin. Photo circa 1955.
Contributing Partner: Weatherford College
[Room at Boy Scout Exhibition]

[Room at Boy Scout Exhibition]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a room at the Port Arthur boy scout exhibition in 1928. Many troop flags are hung around the room along with several American flags. Other boy scout items are placed on the floor and on tables around the room. A large archery target is in the middle of the room. A boat is to its left. Many signs and posters are also around the room detailing things important to boy scouts, such as knots.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Boy Scouts at Strand Theater]

[Boy Scouts at Strand Theater]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of boy scouts in a group outside the Strand Theater in Port Arthur, TX. According to the marquee behind the boys, the movie playing is "One Sunday Afternoon." All the boys are dressed in boy scout uniforms. Several leaders are in the picture with them.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Boy Scout Exhibition Room]

[Boy Scout Exhibition Room]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an exhibition room at a Boy Scout exhibition in Port Arthur, TX. The room is filled with various Boy Scout related items, including troop flags, archery stands, boats, knot charts, and geology displays. Several sea scout items are also on display.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Boy Scouts on Church Steps]

[Boy Scouts on Church Steps]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a troop of boy scouts standing on the steps of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Port Arthur, TX. Most of the boys are wearing boy scout uniforms. Most are also wearing campaign hats. The boys appear to be of a variety of ages. No adults are present in the picture.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Veterans and Boy Scouts at American Legion Clubhouse]

[Veterans and Boy Scouts at American Legion Clubhouse]

Date: 193?
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of veterans and boy scouts outside of an American Legion Clubhouse on 720 Lakeshore Drive. They are standing amongst long tables with plates of food on them. In the background, there are cars and trees. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "American Legion Clubhouse Lakeshore Drive."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Boy Scouts Preparing for Parade]

[Boy Scouts Preparing for Parade]

Date: 1928
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of boy scouts; they are posing in six rows on a flight of stairs. Most of the boys are wearing uniforms, and some are wearing hats. Text below the photograph says "Scouts Preparing for a Parade - 1928," "P.F.: Boy Scouts," and identifies some of the boys as "Joe Jackson, Billy Hause, Kerns, Hal Baird, Robert Pool, Carroll Wolford, Lester Carr, Darrell Beauchamp, Vernon, Bodin, Denbo, Bill Gray, Rodney Quebodeaux, J. T. Urwin, J.D. Thompson, Vernon Isaac, and Quincy Tuma.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
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