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Scouting and the Jewish Boy – [1928]

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Scouting and the Jewish Boy, New York: Boy Scouts of America, The Jewish Committee on Scouting, [1928]

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Boy Scouts of America. Scouting and the Jewish Boy, New York: Boy Scouts of America, The Jewish Committee on Scouting, [1928]. 20 cm, 40 pages, illustrated cover, frontispiece, 8 full-page illustrations, 11 smaller in-text and concluding illustrations. All illustrations are half-tone black and white. Two introductions, the first by James E. West, Chief Scout Executive, and the second by Cyrus Adler, Chairman of the Jewish Committee on Scouting, are followed by an excerpt from then-President Calvin Coolidge’s address to the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America, May 1, 1926. Sections on the Jewish contributions to scouting, Jewish sanctions for the scouting program, and scouting in Jewish organizations, follow a statement the core principles and ideals of the Boy Scouts of America. The organization, terms of admission, and grades of achievement follow. This copy is very fine, in nearly as-new condition. Grey paper wrapper with blue lettering.