Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for July, 2011

I received another Kansas City area jamboree item image last night: the 1964 Kansas City Area Council travel bag.

Interesting item, reminds me of a bowling bag…

1964 National Jamboree Travel Bag

I’ve received messages from a few others that are digging through their collections. I’ll post more as they arrive.

For more items Jamboree items check out my earlier post: Looking For Information – Kansas City National Jamboree Items

Advertisements

Read Full Post »

I stumbled on an interesting collection of photographs hosted by the Johnson County (Kansas) Museum.  One of the collections includes several images of Troop 87 from Olathe, Kansas.  Troop 87 was affiliated with the Kansas School for the Deaf in Olathe, but disbanded in the 1980s based on a February 2010 article in the Olathe Daily News.  Based on the photos on the website, Troop 87 was quite active including visits to Philmont and Region 10’s Charles L. Sommers Wilderness Canoe Base.  Here are some samples (All Photos Credit:  Kansas State School for the Deaf.):

Troop 87 at Charles L Sommers Wilderness Canoe Base (date unknown)

Troop 87 Departing for Philmont (date unknown)

Troop 87 Group Photo - portions of "Olathe" and "Kaw Council" text visible at right.

On another note, if you have any information about this 1965 Deaf Camporee patch, please contact me.

Don’t forget to “Like” Broad Kaw Valley on facebook by clicking the link to the right.

Read Full Post »

The first contribution to my call for Kansas City National Jamboree items was waiting for me this morning.  Here it is:

Big thanks to Mike B. for sharing!  Please contact me at broadkawvalley at gmail dot com if you have something to send along.

Read Full Post »

I’ve added a new option for following Broad Kaw Valley – you can “Like” the facebook page.  Just click on the “Like” button over on the right hand column and posts should start showing up in your news feed.

For those non-facebook users, you can also click on the email subscription button at right.

It is easy:  click to like.

I’ll leave you with this picture I took at the Heart of America Council office the other day – a frame with all of the council’s 2001 National Jamboree patches (including troop numerals).

Read Full Post »

I’m working to expand the image galleries on this site and I’ve selected my next area of focus:  Kansas City area Jamboree items.  If you have any National (or World) Jamboree items from Kansas City Area Council, Kaw Council or Heart of America Council, please comment below or contact me:  broadkawvalley at gmail dot com.  Examples include:  troop pictures, troop numbers, neckerchiefs, hats, hat pins, t-shirts, jackets, handbooks, travel plans, flags, newspaper articles, non-JSP patches, signs, etc.

The following links list what I have so far, but I am sure there’s plenty more out there.  Download the PDFs by clicking the links below:

Kansas City Area Council (1935-1973) – KCAC Jamboree Table

Kaw Council (1935-1973) – Kaw Jamboree Table

Heart of America Council (1977-present) – HOAC Jamboree Table

If you have images to share, please contact me:  broadkawvalley at gmail dot com

Read Full Post »

I picked these two pictures up in a trade a while back.  They are 1984 and 1985 troop photos from Troop 86 of Olathe, Kansas – a few years before I joined in 1989.  I recognize a few of the faces that were still around when I started with the troop.   When I was a camper, instead of individual troop photos, we took one photo for all troops at the session while seated in the council ring.  I’ll try to dig some of those up.

Troop 86 - Camp Naish 1984

Troop 86 - Camp Naish 1985

Now if I could only find one of those white shirts with red ringers!

Read Full Post »

%d bloggers like this: