Scope and Content
Boy Scouts of America. Troop 1 (Davis, Calif.)
Title: Davis Boy Scout Troop No. 1 Photograph Album
Date (inclusive): 1923-1927
1 album; 0.2 linear feet; 79 prints
Abstract: The Photograph album is a collection of 79 Gelatin DOP black and white photographs of the members of Davis Boy Scout Troop
No. 1 and its activities from 1922 to 1927. Photographs show the activities of the Boy Scout troop and the building of the
Davis Boy Scout Cabin.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
University of California, Davis. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: MC201
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.
The Davis Boy Scout Troop No. 1 was sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and later designated as Troop 66. The
Davis troop was part of the Kit Carson Council, and was called the Daniel Boones. The Carson Council was short lived and
the troop later became part of Golden Empire Council.
Scope and Content
The Photograph album is a collection of 79 Gelatin DOP black and white photographs of the members of Davis Boy Scout Troop
No. 1 and its activities from 1922 to 1927. The Davis Boy Scout Troop No. 1 was sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars
(VFW) and later designated as Troop 66. The Davis troop was part of the Kit Carson Council, and was called the Daniel Boones.
The Carson Council was short lived and the troop later became part of Golden Empire Council.
Scenes that are included are: the scout meeting place at the Davis Grammer School; P… (Word not readable) Hole, Burnett's
Hole, Straloch Farm, Picnic Day at UC Davis, presentation of the American Flag by the American Legion Post, Stevenson's Bridge,
Salmon Falls Camp, Swinging Bridge at the American River, Proposed campsite on Clear Lake, Mount Konokti, Buckingham's, Camp
Consumnes at the North Fork of the Consumnes River (11 miles from El Dorado), YMCA Cabin at Putah Canyon, Sutter's Fort Park
at Sacramento, Toyland at Sacramento, P, G & E Station at Sacramento, Willow Slough on Conway Ranch, Camp Bigelow on the North
Fork of the Yuba River, between Comptonville and Downieville, 100 miles from Davis, and Camp Audrain.
The photograph album also includes photographs of the Boy Scout Cabin being built in the Spring of 1927.
The names of the boy scouts in photographs are: Carl Becker, Heald Blanchard, Daniel Bledsoe, P. Burrell, P. Day, Sherman
DeMoss, Maurice Farr, Weir Fetters, John Fiske, Hugh Frost, J. Gulden, D. Hatfield, Jack Haussler, Percival Hoag, E. Howard,
Robert Howard, Tom Howard, Jim Huberty, Lester Ingrim, Earl Ingrim, Lester Irwin, F. Jacobson, W. Lippincoot, Lorentz Luft,
Harwood MacDonald (Scout from Dixon), Robert Meckfessel, W. Michaels, A. Moses, Ben Moses, Monroe Muir, , Marion Plant, V.
Raabe, Wilfred Robbins, Harlan Roby, G. Rowe, Garnet Schnitter, Frank Sears, B. Shierloh, Carl Smith , Paul Stover, Murle
Super, G. True, D. Tufts, Jack Tufts, Billy Vaughan, Philip White, E. Williams, Myron Williams, Edgar Wilson.
Adults: Willis Alter, Chef at Camp Consumnes, Maurice Farr, John Fiske, G.P. Hoag, C. Harold Hopkins, Owner, Straloch Farms,
Dr. Howard, Mr. King, Forest Ranger, Hughbert H. Landram (Scout Master),Bob and Emil Morhardt, B.D. Moses, Carroll S. Mundy
(Assistant Scout Master, 1924), C.L. Nelson (Assistant Scout Master), Harlan Roby, H.W. Spindler (Troop Committeeman), J.J.
Thompson (Manager) of Straloch Farms.
Officers included Mr. Desbrow, Mrs. Hampton, W.C. Vaughan, H. H. Landram, Miss Monnetta, Emil and Bob Morhardt, Mr. Ogden,
Mrs. Ogden, J.O. Orvis, Mrs. Vaughan, W.C. Vaughan, and noted but not photographed are S. H. Holsinger, Claude Nichols, and
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Boy Scout s of America. Troop 1 (Davis, Calif.)--Pictorial works
Boy Scouts--Davis--California--History--Pictorial works
Collection is open for research.
Patricia C. Inouye processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.
[Identification of item], Davis Boy Scout Troop No. 1 Photograph Album , MC201, Department of Special Collections, General
Library, University of California, Davis.
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