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Boys' Brigade Inspection at Yorkhill, Glasgow
Boys' Brigade Inspection at Yorkhill, Glasgow

Boys' Brigade Inspection at Yorkhill, Glasgow 1906


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Boys' Brigade Inspection at Yorkhill, Glasgow 1906

9 mins United Kingdom

Founded by William Alexander Smith in Glasgow in 1883 - in the wake of the First Boer War of 1880-81 - the Boys' Brigade was a Christian organisation intended to bring discipline and moral values to urban working-class youth. This film, one of the longest in the Mitchell & Kenyon collection, records the Brigade's first annual inspection, showcasing drills, parades and pageantry.




Cadets Rifle shooting Glasgow Military ceremonies Military parades Marching bands Boys' Brigade Parades and Marches Spectators


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Mitchell and Kenyon

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