Storyteller: Raines, Phyllis (Parks)

Interviewer: Bertalot, Lorretta

Date: 01/10/2020

Language: English

Initiative: Tulsans Talk

Description: Phyllis Raines joined the Campfire organization with her daughter. Campfire was founded in 1910 and Tulsa's first unit was in 1912. Phyllis recounts achievements of girls and their troops and honors earned. She discovered memorabilia of the Campfire Girls and Boys in a dumpster. Phyllis saved it and set up a museum in her home. An award is named for her. Her husband Bruce Raines was active in Tulsa through his role as President of F & M Bank and instrumental in the development of the Kerr McGee Waterway.

Subjects: Chronology of Campfire Girls and Boys activities, goals, and missions, a visit by Eleanor Roosevelt, Camps Candy sales, Campfire Supply Center, Awards, Bruce Raines

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