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Catalog Number 10139-3
Title Canoe, Boy Scout, 1953 from Plans of W.A. Rosene, Lincoln, Nebraska
Object Name Canoe
Description Boy Scout canoe made from the plans of W.A. Rosene of Lincoln; Rope attached to one end

"Jackman" is marked inside the boat.

COLORS: red exterior, brown interior
Date 1953
Material wood, canvas, metal
Made Rosene, Windom A.
Place of Origin USA: Nebraska (Lancaster), Lincoln
Height (in) 23.5
Length (in) 170
Width (in) 36.5
People Rosene, Windom Alfonso
History Windom A. Rosene, a leader of Troop 4, Boy Scouts, Lincoln, drew plans and wrote an article about how to build a canoe, which were published in the April 1952 issue of Boy's Life, the official magazine of the Boy Scouts of America. The Cornhusker Council distributed the plans and Rosene supervised construction of numerous canoes, including this one. He also helped scouts make canoe paddles.
Credit line Richard Spencer, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Spencer, Richard
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