2 Letters and Identification Card from the First National Jamboree of the Boy Scouts of America in

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    26.5cm x 18.5cm. 2 letters (4 leaves) and 1 membership card of the Jamboree 9.5cm x 6cm.

    2 letters, each 2 pages long, from Bill Wertz to his father in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Boy Scouts of America letterhead paper, telling him of happenings at the Jamboree, homesickness and lack of funds, accompanied by his identification card No. 14734. The first national jamboree was held in Washington DC, 30 June – 9 July 1937 and attended by over 27,000 scouts. It was originally scheduled for August, 1935, but was postponed due to a polio epidemic.

    Fold marks as for postage. Fine Condition.