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Boys’ Life Archives

Scout Life magazine has partnered with Google Books to archive more than 100 years of Boys’ Life magazine. You can view nearly every issue from March 1911 to December 2012 at the following links:

Once you find the issue you’d like to read, just click on the “Preview this magazine” link. You can also search within a particular issue or across all issues.

What About Issues Since 2012?

Many articles published since 2012 are available here on the Scout Life website. You can also find recent issues of the magazine on the Scout Life app.

9 Comments on Boys’ Life Archives

  1. This is awesome< But I can't seem to access anything but the foirst Year of every decade… Any tips?

  2. I would like to sell some issues of Boys Life from the 50’s & 60’s

  3. I have a few 1940s magazines mostly 1951 1952 1953

  4. I’m looking for an old sterno stove

  5. woodworker 1 // July 11, 2022 at 3:38 pm // Reply

    I’m looking for a desk top flag pole plan that raises and lowers the flag if any one can help me find the plan I will be happy.

  6. Can’t seem to get any issue to open to view contents. A bad sign. 0___0

  7. The Green Hornet // February 19, 2022 at 7:19 pm // Reply

    Sure it wasn’t the distributor coil?

  8. Ex-First Class // January 18, 2022 at 1:39 pm // Reply

    Glad the Wayback machine is up and running. I TOLD you it was the spark plugs!

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