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Moonblight and Six Feet of Romance: Dan Carter Beard’s Foray into Fiction

- June 11, 2014 in Art & Illustrations, Books, boy scouts of america, daniel carter beard, illustration, labor movement, Literature, mark twain, Moonblight, politics, scouts, six feet of romance

An esoteric disease which reveals things in their true light; three pairs of disembodied feet galavanting about the countryside - Abigail Walthausen explores the brief but strange literary career of Daniel Carter Beard, illustrator for Mark Twain and a founding father of the Boy Scouts of America.

Robert Baden-Powell’s Entomological Intrigues

- July 10, 2013 in Articles, baden-powell, Books, butterflies, my adventures as a spy, scouts, spying, war

In 1915 Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the worldwide Scouts movement, published…