Windell M. Smith papers, ca. 1960.


Windell M. Smith papers, ca. 1960.

This collection consists of a single sheet of lyrics that Johnny Mercer provided to Savannah Boy Scout Troop 60 for a 1960 trip to the Boy Scout Jamboree in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The untitled lyrics were presumably sung to the tune of the song "I've Got the Joy, Joy, Joy Down in My Heart."

.1 linear ft.

Related Entities

There are 3 Entities related to this resource.

Mercer, Johnny (person)

Johnny Mercer (1910-1976) was born John H. Mercer in Savannah, Georgia, the son of George Anderson Mercer. He was educated in Savannah public schools and at Woodberry Forest School in Virginia. He worked with his father in the real estate loan business before heading to New York in 1929 with the Savannah Town Theater group for a National Little Theater contest. He remained in New York to try for a stage career. He became a well-known lyricist and moved to California, where he produced many hit s...

Smith, Windell M. (person)

Windell M. Smith grew up in Savannah, GA during the 1960s. He later became a Special Education teacher in the Savannah area. From the description of Windell M. Smith papers, ca. 1960. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 56978134 ...

Boy Scouts of America (corporateBody)

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States of America and one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with more than 2.4 million youth participants and nearly one million adult volunteers. The BSA was founded in 1910, and since then, more than 110 million Americans have been participants in BSA programs at some time. The BSA is part of the international Scout Movement and became a founding member organization of the World Or...