Oshawa Public Libraries' Newspaper Index
LH0982 Boys' Brigade - Camp, Oshawa-on-Lake (2)


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black and white photo of a line of tents for a Boys' Brigade camp by the lake, Oshawa.
Notes:
The first Boys' Brigade company was set-up in Scotland in 1883 by Sir William Smith as a method to encourage "Christian Manliness." It quickly spread in popularity, and units became present across the world. The Vice President of Boys' Brigade was none-other than Robert Baden Powell, whose enthusiasm for the concept gave rise to one of the most popular movements for young men, the Boy Scouts. Despite being seemingly overshadowed by the Scouts, the Boys' Brigade still exists in a great number of countries.
Inscriptions:
"Boys' Brigade Camp, Oshawa-on-Lake"
Date of Original:
ca. 1900-1910
Dimensions:
Width: 5 cm
Height: 3.5 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
LH0982
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.8626443018447
    Latitude: 43.8626443018447 Longitude: -78.8301229476929
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Local History and Genealogy Librarian,

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Oshawa, ON L1H 1N2

LH0982 Boys' Brigade - Camp, Oshawa-on-Lake (2)
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LH0982 Boys' Brigade - Camp, Oshawa-on-Lake (2)


Black and white photo of a line of tents for a Boys' Brigade camp by the lake, Oshawa.