A Boy Scout troop presents President Herbert Hoover with a gift. The White House,
Look at the very serious expressions of these Scouts.
Happy 102nd anniversary to the Boy Scouts of America!
-from the Hoover Library
Thanks for catching our mistake, deadpresidents. The full caption for the photo is: John Quarles of Troop 1 of Alexandra, VA gives Hoover a leather fishing pouch as a birthday gift. ID #AL. 57-34
A Boy Scout salute to you-
The Boy Scouts of America were incorporated on this day, February 8, 1910.
Many Scouts have visited the Oval Office in the past century, including this delegation of Eagle Scouts. The youth group is presenting a report on their accomplishments to President Harry Truman. 2/6/51.
Were the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts part of your childhood?