"I happen to believe that the man who was a Scout is a better man for it," Jimmy Stewart told a crowd in 1980 in Los Angeles.
Turns out Casper, that friendliest of friendly ghosts, was pretty friendly to the Boy Scouts of America, too. He was a Boo Scout and Cub Scout recruiter.
In 1979, the Boy Scouts of America released a public service announcement featuring the classic Peanuts characters: Charlie Brown, Snoopy and more.
This year marks 60 years since Norman Rockwell created "The Scoutmaster," a tribute to Scoutmasters and adult leaders everywhere.
The 1985 National Scout Jamboree at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., produced stories that have been told and retold for more than 30 years.
The Academy-award winning actor shares his thoughts on the Scout Law at a 1979 dinner honoring the Los Angeles Area Council's John Wayne Outpost Camp.
Robert Pershing Wadlow, at 8-foot-11 the tallest man ever, was a Boy Scout. At age 13, he was 7-foot-4 — much taller than anyone else in his troop.
Before 1965, adults could earn the Eagle Scout award. In a few especially touching cases, an adult even received his badge at the same time as his son.
Perfect uniform? Check. Scouts in the 1950s had their uniforms checked using this uniform inspection sheet. A score of 100 out of 100 was the goal.
In January 1959, the Boy Scouts of America replaced its Explorer program with the Exploring program. This was more than just a suffix change, though.