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Register of the Camp Fire Girls (Stockton, Calif.) Summer Camp Scrapbooks, 1919-1922
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Camp Fire Girls (Stockton, Calif.) Summer Camp Scrapbooks,
    Date (inclusive): 1919-1922
    Collection number: Mss84
    Creator:
    Extent: 0.25 linear ft.
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
    Stockton, CA 95211
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Camp Fire Girls (Stockton, Calif.) Summer Camp Scrapbooks, Mss84, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

    Access Points

    corporate name

    Camp Fire Girls, Inc. of Stockton (Calif.)

    subject

    Girls -Scoieties and clubs

    subject

    Campsites, facilities, etc. -California -Sonoma County

    subject

    Stockton (Calif.) -Social life and customs -20th century

    Biography

    Camp Fire, Inc., headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., was founded by Dr. and Mrs. Luther H. Gulick (1910) and incorporated in 1912. The organization was originally called Camp Fire Girls, Inc. Its primary purpose is to "improve those conditions in society which affect youth." It offers children from 6 through 18 years of age three types of programs: a club program; response programs (including adults) dedicated to specific youth needs in individual communities; and, outdoor programs, including trips, camping and environmental projects. Participants are assigned to one of four levels within the organization based upon age. The Stockton Campfire Girls were organized in September 1913. Their summer camp was at Camp Minkalo on the Russian River in Sonoma County.

    Scope and Content

    The Stockton Campfire Girls Summer Camp Scrapbooks (1919-1922) are four in number, each is about 60 pp. and contains a typescript events journal of one summer's activities, as well as photographs, songs and play scripts of theatricals given by Camp participants during that season.