Subject: Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers: 100 Years Ag
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"President Wilson's signing Thursday [June 15] of the act incorporating the Boy Scouts of America puts that organization on a proper basis, and makes it a national institution more definitely than before." Based on Robert Baden-Powell's international scouting movement, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) was a remarkable institution that expanded rapidly following its introduction into America in 1910. Primary goals of the American movement were to help boys develop the skills, the knowledge, and the "character" required to better serve themselves and their country. Read more about it and follow us on Twitter @librarycongress #ChronAm!
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