Collection of photographs of Palos Verdes Boy Scout Troop #274


This collection includes early photographs of the first boy scout troop on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Troop #247 was registered by the Los Angeles County Boy Scouts in December, 1935 and its charter was adopted in January 1936. The first scout masters were George McLane and Bud Hargrave. There were 15 members of the first troop.

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Boy Scout troop in Sierra Mountains, California.
Boy Scout troop in Sierra Mountains, California.
Image shows scene with a members of Boy Scout Troop #274, founded in 1936 as the first troop established in Palos Verdes, during outing in Sierra Mountains. Three scouts, identified as John Bradley, John Bauman, and Hale Field, are show wearing towels and standing on a partially sunken structure in a lake. Snow-covered mountains are visible in the distance.
Boy Scout troop on Santa Catalina Island, California.
Boy Scout troop on Santa Catalina Island, California.
Image shows scene with a members of Boy Scout Troop #274, founded in 1936 as the first troop established in Palos Verdes, during voyage to Catalina Island executed on the gaff-rigged ketch, "Cachalot." A group of scouts and scout masters is sitting on a wooden fence, identified left to right as: 1. A.E. Ireland; 2. [unidentified]; 3. Eddie Hahn; 4. Bill Gilmore; 5. Oliver Henrickson; 6. A.J. Field; 7. Teddy Ireland; 8. Hale Field; 9. Erwin Rice; 10. Marshall Stewart; 11. La Mar Stewart; 12. Henry G. [?]; 13. Hammond D. “Dendy” Sadler; 14. Jack Bauman; 15. Bill Kraemer; 16. Bob Young; 17. O.C. Field; and 18. George Geiger. A large barn or warehouse structure is visible in background.
Boy Scout troop on Santa Catalina Island, California.
Boy Scout troop on Santa Catalina Island, California.
Image shows scene with a members of Boy Scout Troop #274, founded in 1936 as the first troop established in Palos Verdes, during voyage to Catalina Island executed on the gaff-rigged ketch, "Cachalot." A group of scouts and scout masters is standing on a dirt-covered slope, identified left to right as: 1. Oliver Henrickson; 2. John Bradley; 3. [first name unknown] Bradbury; 4. Eddie Hahn; 5. La Mar Stewart; 6. Bill Gilmore; 7. Hale Field; 8. Larry Stone; 9. Bill Kraemer; 10. Bob Bowker; 11. A.J. "Oddie" Field; 12. Capt. T.O. Cullins; and 13. O.C. Field.
Boy Scout troop on Santa Catalina Island, California.
Boy Scout troop on Santa Catalina Island, California.
Image shows scene with a members of Boy Scout Troop #274, founded in 1936 as the first troop established in Palos Verdes, during voyage to Catalina Island executed on the gaff-rigged ketch, "Cachalot." Two scout groups are in two wooden dinghys in calm waters, with a rock visible in background. Identified in the far dinghy are, left to right: 1. Bill Gilmore; 2. Curt Burks; and 3. Basil Gwyther. Identified in the near boat are: 1. John Bradbury; 2. [unidentified]; 3. Jim Walker; 4. Pete Killefer; 5. [unidentified]; 6. Marshall Stewart (in water); 7. [unidentified]; 8. A.J. Field; 9. Kenneth Highley; 10. John Bauman; 11. Peter Cullins; 12. [unidentified.]
Boy Scout troop on sailing vessel Cachalot during trip to Santa Catalina Island,...
Boy Scout troop on sailing vessel Cachalot during trip to Santa Catalina Island,...
Image shows scene with members of Boy Scout Troop #274, founded in 1936 as the first troop established in Palos Verdes, aboard the gaff-rigged ketch, "Cachalot," on voyage to Catalina Island. Identified left to right are: 1. Curt Burks; 2. [unidentified]; 2. La Mar Stewart; 3. Hammond D. “Dendy” Sadler; 4. John Bauman; 5. Mr. T.O. Cullins; 6. Ralph Algood; 7. Bill Gilmore; and 8. Robert Carter. Catalina is visible in background.
Boy Scout troop on sailing vessel Cachalot during trip to Santa Catalina Island,...
Boy Scout troop on sailing vessel Cachalot during trip to Santa Catalina Island,...
Image shows scene with members of Boy Scout Troop #274, founded in 1936 as the first troop established in Palos Verdes, aboard the gaff-rigged ketch, "Cachalot," on voyage to Catalina Island. Identified, left to right, in front are: Larry Stone; Jim Armstrong; Pete Killijel; Hammond D. “Dendy” Sadler; and Bruce Patterson. In back are: Bill Kramer; Bill Gilmore; Bud Hargraves; [unidentified]; and Mr. Bert Stone.
Boy Scout troop on sailing vessel Cachalot during trip to Santa Catalina Island,...
Boy Scout troop on sailing vessel Cachalot during trip to Santa Catalina Island,...
Image shows scene with a member of Boy Scout Troop #274, founded in 1936 as the first troop established in Palos Verdes, during voyage to Catalina Island executed on the gaff-rigged ketch, "Cachalot." The young man is shown sailing a dinghy, with Two Harbors at the isthmus on Catalina Island visible in background.
Boy Scout troop on sailing vessel Cachalot during trip to Santa Catalina Island,...
Boy Scout troop on sailing vessel Cachalot during trip to Santa Catalina Island,...
Image shows scene with members of Boy Scout Troop #274, founded in 1936 as the first troop established in Palos Verdes, paddling in a dinghy from the gaff-rigged ketch, "Cachalot," on voyage to Catalina Island. Identified, left to right, in front are: [unidentified]; Larry Stone; [unidentified]; Jim Armstrong (seated); Curt Burks; Robert Carter; Jim Walker; and [unidentified.] Catalina Island and the "Cachalot" are visible in the background., 2 copies. One copy donated by John Bauman.
Boy Scout troop on sailing vessel Cachalot during trip to Santa Catalina Island,...
Boy Scout troop on sailing vessel Cachalot during trip to Santa Catalina Island,...
Image shows scene with members of Boy Scout Troop #274, founded in 1936 as the first troop established in Palos Verdes, aboard the gaff-rigged ketch, "Cachalot," on voyage to Catalina Island. Several scouts are shown working with ship's mizzen sail.
Boy Scout troop on sailing vessel Cachalot during trip to Santa Catalina Island,...
Boy Scout troop on sailing vessel Cachalot during trip to Santa Catalina Island,...
Image shows scene with members of Boy Scout Troop #274, founded in 1936 as the first troop established in Palos Verdes, aboard the gaff-rigged ketch, "Cachalot," on voyage to Catalina Island. Several scouts are shown working the ship's lines.
Boy Scout troop on sailing vessel Cachalot during trip to Santa Catalina Island,...
Boy Scout troop on sailing vessel Cachalot during trip to Santa Catalina Island,...
Image shows scene with members of Boy Scout Troop #274, founded in 1936 as the first troop established in Palos Verdes, aboard the gaff-rigged ketch, "Cachalot," on voyage to Catalina Island. Twelve scouts are lined up along the starboard aft rail, identified as: Larry Stone; John Bradley; A.J. Field; Eddie Hahn; Hale Field; Bill Karemer; Oliver Henrickson; Bill Gilmore; John Bauman; Marshall Stewart; La Mar Stewart; and Bob Bowker.
Boy Scout troop on sailing vessel Cachalot during trip to Santa Catalina Island,...
Boy Scout troop on sailing vessel Cachalot during trip to Santa Catalina Island,...
Image shows scene with members of Boy Scout Troop #274, founded in 1936 as the first troop established in Palos Verdes, aboard the gaff-rigged ketch, "Cachalot," on voyage to Catalina Island. Several scouts, identified as Hale Field, La Mar Stewart, John Bauman, and Marshall Stewart, are shown working with ship's main sail.

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