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1) Boys Town. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Boys Town, village, Douglas co., E Nebr.; inc. 1936. The noted community was founded in 1917 by Father Edward J. Flanagan (1886-1948) for homeless or abandoned boys....

2) Boys and Girls Clubs of America. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Boys and Girls Clubs of America, federation of more than 1,006 organizations established (1906) in Boston as the Federated Boys' Clubs to help young people, especially...

3) Camp Fire Boys and Girls. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Camp Fire Boys and Girls, American organization for boys and girls from birth to age 21, originally the Camp Fire Girls, for girls 6 to 18 years old. It was founded...

4) Green Mountain Boys. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Green Mountain Boys, popular name of armed bands formed (c.1770) under the auspices of Ethan Allen in the Green Mountains of what is today Vermont. Their purpose...

5) Beach Boys, The. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Beach Boys, The, American rock music band formed in 1961 by brothers Brian Wilson, 1942-, Dennis Wilson, 1944-83, and Carl Wilson, 1946-98, with Mike Love, 1941-,...

6) Allen, Ethan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American Revolution, leader of the Green Mountain Boys, and promoter of the independence and statehood of Vermont, b. Litchfield (?) Conn. He had some schooling and...

7) Boy Scouts. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Boy Scouts, organization of boys 11 to 17 years old, founded (1907) in Great Britain by Sir Robert (later Lord) Baden-Powell. It was incorporated in 1910 in the United...

8) Beard, Daniel Carter. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Daniel Carter, 1850-1941, American illustrator and naturalist, b. Cincinnati, Ohio, studied at the Art Students League, New York City. He illustrated many books (among...

9) Alger, Horatio. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American writer of boys' stories, b. Revere, Mass. He wrote over 100 books for boys, the first, Ragged Dick, being published in 1867. By leading exemplary lives,...

10) Girard College. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Girard College, in Philadelphia; for fatherless boys (mainly from Pennsylvania), a free home and elementary and secondary school. It opened 1848 with a bequest, now...

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