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Gerard Beasley's Boy Scouts Troop 6 Park Place Scrapbook


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Gerard Beasley's Boy Scouts Troop 6 Park Place Scrapbook, 1925, 1940-1945 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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Title: Gerard Beasley's Boy Scouts Troop 6 Park Place Scrapbook, 1925, 1940-1945Add to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-055

Primary Creator: Beasley, Gerald D., Jr. (1926-2016)

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged in original order. Loose materials have been separated into a folder.

Date Acquired: 11/24/2014

Subjects: Boys--Societies and clubs, Boy Scouts of America, Camping, Norfolk (Va.)

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence, Cutouts, Maps (documents), Membership cards, Newsletters, Photographs, Postcards, Printed ephemera, Scrapbooks

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

One circa 1940-1943 scrapbook includes photographs, patches, drawings, and other memorabilia pertaining to Jerry Beasley of Boy Scout Troop 6 at Park Place in Norfolk, Virginia.

Biographical Note

Gerald "Jerry" Dean Beasley, Jr. was born on October 15, 1926. He enlisted in the United States Army on November 27, 1945. Beasley married Dorothy Virginia Scott on March 6, 1954 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He managed Thrifty Car Rental in the Tidewater area for almost 30 years. Beasley died on August 2, 2016 in North Carolina and was buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.

Subject/Index Terms

Boys--Societies and clubs
Boy Scouts of America
Norfolk (Va.)

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Unknown

Preferred Citation: Gerald Beasley's Boy Scouts Troop 6 Park Place Scrapbook, MSS 0000-055, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed June 12, 2017.

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Loose items, 1925, 1940-1945Add to your cart.
Includes clippings of aircraft, a 1942 Boy Scouts Tidewater Council patch, ration cards, correspondence, cutout of the College of William and Mary emblem, Boy Scouts membership cards, and one 1925 booklet "Boy Scout Diary" belonging to Ernest Irby.
Folder 2: Scrapbook, circa 1940-1943Add to your cart.
Includes letter of membership for Troop 6, Boy Scouts of America, sponsored by the Men's Bible Class of Park Place Methodist Episcopal Church in Norfolk, Virginia. Also includes photographs of camping and boys at camp, newsletters for the troop, a pencil drawing of Ward's Corner in Norfolk, Boy Scout patches, and other related ephemera.

Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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