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Central Valley Camp Fire Council Collection, 1919-1988
"MSS 350"  
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The collection contains photographs, scrapbooks, flyers, newspaper clippings, various ephemera, as well as textiles and other memorabilia from the Camp Fire and Blue Birds groups in the Central Valley.
Camp Fire, Inc., headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., was founded by Dr. and Mrs. Luther H. Gulick (1910) and incorporated in 1912. The organization was originally called Camp Fire Girls, Inc. In 1975, the name was changed to Camp Fire Boys and Girls when the organization decided to include all children. The name was changed again to Camp Fire USA, and then to the current name of Camp Fire. Participants are assigned to one of four levels within the organization based upon age, the Blue Birds being the youngest members of the Camp Fire Girls. The Stockton Campfire Girls were organized in September 1913, and their summer camp was called Camp Minkalo, which from 1919-1922 was at different locations within California, before settling on Silver Lake.
1.5 linear feet
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Collection open for research.