African-American scouts

African-American scouts
Three African-American Eagle scouts show off their badges. Dates from negative sleeve.
February 13, 1962 - February 14, 1962
Original Format
10cm x 12cm
Local Identifier
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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Marty Tschetter Nov 12 2009

Left to right: Howard Joyner (age 17), Cornelius Williams (age 15), and Larry Joyner (age 15) from Troop 191 received their Eagle Scout Awards at Mt. Calvary Free Will Baptist Church. Willie Joyner, Scoutmaster.

Lillian Savage Best Oct 15 2009

Howard Joyner is the son of the scout leader,Willie (Buster) Joyner.

Marty Tschetter - Dec 15 2008

There were was one African American Eagle Scouts from Troop 191 in November 1961, and two in January 1962. More than likely this is a photo of all three - I'll research to confirm. Cornelius Williams (11/61), Howard Joyner and Larry Joyner (1/62).

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