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East Texas Area Council (585)
Tyler, TX
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1934
Lodge Totem: Hand clasp
Name Translation: Name of Tribe 
Changes: 1938: Changed name from Tonkawa back to Tejas
2007 Membership+: 488

+Sum of predecessor lodges' membership for new lodges. GNYC lodges' membership numbers are total for all GNYC lodges.

 

 

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Lodge Issues
A1 RED R BLU BLK DYL 1934 1984; ANN  
C1 DYL  RED WHT BLK 50th ANN; type 9  
C2 DYL  WHT RED BLK 50th ANN; type 9  
F1 RED C BLU   no name or #; only RED W's; FF; (1949)  
F2a LBL C YOR RED  TLS; BLU hands have no BLK outline  
F2b LBL C ORG RED  TLR  
F3 LBL C YOR RED  BLK outline of hands; 1st "W" above "S" in "TEXAS"; (1955)  
F4a PBL C LOR RED   BLK outline of hands; 1st "W" above "A" in "TEXAS"; thin RED letters; "S" and "L" do not tag top border   
F4b LBL C LOR RED   thick 3-D RED letters; "S" and "L" tag top border   
F4         
F5 RED C DBL RED  10 feathers; DBL lake; (1961)  
F6a RED C DBL RED  12 feathers; TLR  
F6b RED C BLU RED  TLM  
F6c RED C BLU RED  TLS; almost NT  
F7 RED R LBL RED RED 60th 1934-1994; like F1; TVE; ANN  
F8 SMY C BLK SMY GMY CD; PB; NOAC2000; 3 circles drop from flap (Trader)  
F9 GMY C BLK SMY GMY CD; PB; NOAC2000; 3 circles drop from flap (Contingent)  
F10 RED  RED WHT  CD; PB; GMY "2000"; WHT "Lance McAlister"; Distinguished Service Award  
F11a RED R/C WHT RED BEG CD; TLS; 2004NOAC   
F11b RED R/C WHT RED BEG CD; TRS; 2004NOAC   
F11         
F12a BLK R/C GRY BLK BLK CD; TLS; 2004NOAC   
F12b BLK R/C GRY BLK BLK CD; TRS; 2004NOAC   
F12         
J1 GRY R M/C GRY YEL solid shield w/ C/E feathers; WHT BMT  
J2a RED R M/C GRY YEL solid shield w/ C/E feathers; YEL BMT   
J2b RED R M/C GRY YEL WHT BMT   
J3a DYL R TRQ RED DYL OVAL; CD; CB; TRS  
J3b DYL R TRQ RED DYL OVAL; CD; CB; TLS  
J4a YEL R TRQ RED RED 60 1934-1994; OVAL solid; ANN; YEL border is darker than LYL EMB  
J4b LYL R TRQ RED RED LYL border is same as LYL EMB  
J5a SMY R LBR BLK   Shape of Unpitched teepee: SMY EMB between BLK feathers; CD; PB   
J5b SMY R LBR BLK  No SMY EMB between BLK feathers  
J6 YEL R LBR BLK GMY CD; PB; Shape of unpitched tepee   
J7a RED C M/C RED LYL RED name over WHT; CD; Lodge 72 PB; 70th; numbered in YEL on the front, top right (oversized flap; numbered)
J7b RED C M/C RED LYL RED name over WHT; CD; Lodge 72 PB; 70th; not numbered (oversized flap; unnumbered)
J8 BLK R/C DBL WHT YEL 233mm round; CD; PB; "A Friend of Scouting"   
J9?        (lodge 75th anniversary)
L1 RED  WHT DBR  120 mm shield SSC on NAUGAHYDE; "meechgalene"; (1983)  
N1   WHT WHT  SSC; "Tejas Dancers" dance team; verification pending  
P1a RED R BLU RED  207 mm QC; "72" in shield; TLM BLU-GRY background  
P1b RED R BLU RED  NT  
P1c RED R LBL RED   TLM; bright LBL background; BLU twill w/o GRY tint   
P1d RED R LBL RED   NT   
P2 RED R BLU RED  173 mm QC; "72" after "TEJAS LODGE"; NT  
P3 RED R LTQ RED  210 mm QC; "72" in shield; NT  
QS1 RED C M/C RED   PGR instead of WHT EMB   
R1 RED R WHT RED  78 mm; hat patch; (1988)  
S1a RED C BLU RED  LBL BMT; CB  
S1b RED C BLU RED  LBL BMT; PB  
S1c RED C BLU RED  WHT BMT; CB  
S1d RED C BLU RED  BTQ BMT; CB  
S1e RED C BLU RED  BLU BMT; CB  
S1f RED C BLU RED  GRY BMT; PB  
S1g RED C BLU RED  KAK BMT; CB  
S2a RED C M/C RED YEL BSA; DGR beading borders lake; KAK BMT  
S2b RED C M/C RED YEL BLU BMT  
S3a DYL R M/C RED DYL 1934 1984; 50th; ANN; thick 2mm RED lettering; fat star  
S3b DYL R M/C RED DYL 1934 1984; 50th; ANN; thin 1mm RED lettering; thin star  
S3         
S4a RED C M/C RED YEL 108x61 mm; no DGR beading; LBL sky & water; (1984)  
S4b RED C M/C RED YEL BLU sky & water; (1987)  
S5a GMY C M/C RED YEL 108x61; no DGR beading; LBL sky & water; BRO; (1987)  
S5b GMY C M/C RED YEL BLU sky & water  
S6a SMY C M/C RED YEL 108x61 mm; no DGR beading; LBL sky & water; VIG; 1984  
S6b SMY C M/C RED YEL BLU sky & water; (1987)  
S7a RED C M/C RED YEL 114x63; KAK BMT; (1986)  
S7b RED C M/C RED YEL 112x63; BLU BMT  
S7c RED C M/C RED YEL 109x62; (1991)  
S8a GMY C M/C RED YEL 114x63; KAK BMT  
S8b GMY C M/C RED YEL 112x63; BLU BMT  
S9 SMY C M/C RED YEL 112x63; LBL BMT  
S10 DBL R PNK BLK BLK SEC. IV HOST  
S11 GMY C M/C RED YEL RED "NOAC 1986"; BRO  
S12 SMY C M/C RED YEL RED "NOAC 1986"; VIG  
S13 DYL R M/C RED  RED "NOAC 1988"  
S14a DYL C LBL RED DYL OA75th; thin 1mm BLK at shield  
S14b DYL C LBL RED DYL 75thOA; thick 2mm BLK at shield  
S15 SMY C M/C BLK DYL 1915-1990 NOAC90; 75thOA  
S16 SMY C BLK GRY YEL NOAC '92 U OF TENN  
S17a GMY C M/C RED YEL 118x64 mm; CD; PB; WHT BMT; YEL council name and BSA; LBL sky and water; BRO(1992)  
S17b GMY C M/C RED LYL LYL council name and BSA; BLU sky and water (1995)  
S18a SMY C M/C RED LYL 118x64 mm; CD; PB; WHT BMT; YEL council name and BSA; LBL sky and water; VIG(1992)  
S18b SMY C M/C RED LYL LYL council name and BSA; BLU sky and water  
S19 RED C M/C RED LYL 188x64 mm; CD; PB; WHT BMT; (1993)  
S20 YEL C M/C TRQ YEL NOAC94  
S21 YEL C LBL RED YEL 60th ANN  
S22 RED C BLK RED RED R/E and C/E border; NOAC96; CD; PB  
S23 WHT C WHT WHT WHT PB; CD; ghost flap (MVE: WHT)  
S24 SMY C M/C LYL LYL R/E and C/E border; PB; CD; WHT BMT  
S25 RED C M/C LYL LYL R/E and C/E border;PB; CD  
S26 BLK R M/C WHT BLK 1996 Southern Region Chief  
S27 WHT C WHT WHT WHT RE and C/E border; PB; CD; ghost flap  
S28 GMY C M/C LYL LYL R/E and C/E border; PB; CD; WHT BMT  
S29 PUR R PUR BLK YEL NOAC 98; CD; PB  
S30 DBL R BLU BLK YEL NOAC 98; CD; PB  
S31 SMY R LBL BLK  65; ANN; CD; PB (cloth back)
S31        (plastic back)
S32 BLU R BLU BLU BLU CD; PB; Ghost; WHT "National Jamboree 2001"  
S33 BLK R/C M/C LYL LYL CD; PB; RED "LLD Trained" (2002)  
S34 RED R/C RED RED RED CD; PB; ghost; WHT "Elangomat" (2003)  
S35a YEL C M/C BLK LBL CD; Lodge 72 PB; 70th; numbered in YEL on the front, top left  
S35b YEL C M/C BLK LBL CD; Lodge 72 PB; 70th; not numbered  
S36 WHT C WHT WHT WHT CD; plain PB; ghost; 70th rededication  
S37 SMY C PUR PUR PUR CD; Lodge 72 PB; 2005NJ  
S38?        (NOAC06; LBL border)
S39?        (2007 NCLS)
S40?        (NOAC09; BLK border and sneaker; trader)
S41?        (NOAC09; RED border and sneaker; delegate)
S42?        (NOAC09; GMY monochrome flap)
S43?        (2010 National Jamboree)
S44?        (2011 Indian Summer; DBL monochrome)
S45?        (standard flap, BLK r/e border, RED fdl)
S46?        (NOAC12;)
S47?        (2013 National Jamboree)
X1 RED C WHT RED  100x15 "CHAPTER OF THE YEAR" segment  
X2a DBL R LBL RED RED octagon; "SECTION IV CONCLAVE HOST"; TRS  
X2b DBL R LBL RED RED octagon; "SECTION IV CONCLAVE HOST"; TLS   
X3 TAN R/C TAN BLK  CD; PB; Longhorn; 2002NOAC; trader  
X4 TAN R/C TAN RED  CD; PB; Longhorn; 2002NOAC; delegate  
X5a RED R/C RED RED  CD; PB; TLS; ghost; 70th (2003)  
X5b RED R/C RED RED   CD; PB; TRS; ghost; 70th (2003)   
X6 WHT R/C WHT WHT  CD; PB; TRS; ghost; 70th (2003)  
X7 BLU R/C BLU BLU  77x119; CD; PB; TLS; ghost; 70th  
X8 SMY R/C SMY SMY  77x119; CD; PB; TLS; ghost; 70th  
X9?        (NOAC06; LBL border)
X10?        (lodge 75th anniversary; bustle)
X11?        (NOAC09; BLK border and sneaker; trader)
X12?        (NOAC09; RED border and sneaker; delegate)
X13?        (NOAC12;)
 
YC1 WHT   RED     square   
YC2 WHT   BLU     square   
YC3 WHT   WHT     shield   
YC4 DYL   RED WHT BLK thin "TEJAS"; thin W's   
YF1 LBL C DYL     GMY letters   
YP1 RED R/C BLU     TLR; pie shaped (P1a); horizontal BLU in feathers; probable stitch break   
YS1 GMY C M/C BLU YEL NOAC 1986; BLU BMT  
YX1 BLK C RED   shape of TX; BLK "72"; chapter item  
ZF1 RED C M/C RED YEL Crude, unsquare edges; 115mm wide solid (2005) (Handmade Fake)
ZJ1 BLK R M/C RED YEL large shield shape   
ZL1a   BRN TAN  75 mm RND; "Philmont 50 Years"; light center  
ZL1b   BRN TAN  dark center  

Blue Book Chapter Listings

Caddo
eX1989 RED R LBL DYL  Caddo District Fall Camporee; OA; 4 sided  

Cherokee Trace
  No known chapter issues    

Meechgalene
L1?         

Naconiche
  No known chapter issues    

Okee Tuklo
  No known chapter issues    

Rose
P1 BLK C RED BLK  shape of Texas; rose in center; "72" at top  

Stonefort
eX1988 BLK R LBL RED DYL Stonefort Spring Indian Lore Camporee OA; oval    

Tall Timbers
  No known chapter issues    

Three Rivers
  No known chapter issues    

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eX1985 RED R ORG RED   Attovac District Camporee; "OA" w/arrow   
eX1988 BLK R M/C     Storefront OA Indian Lore Camporee; Oval   
e?1989 RED R LBL     Caddo, Fall Camporee;   
eX1991 GMY R NBL LBL LBL Tejas Lodge Spring Adventure Caddo Lake; Triangle  
eR1992 BLK R LVI RED YEL Tejas Lodge Allowat Gehimi  
eR2002 RED R/C M/C BLK  Tejas Lodge Banquet 2002  
Tejas - s-52   Red Border-Last Issue of Feathers below border 
Tejas - s-54   Gold Border-Last Issue of Feathers below border 
Tejas 72 - S-46   2012 Membership-limited 
Tejas 72 - S-47   2013 Membership-limited 
Tejas 72 - S-48   NOAC 2012 
Tejas 72 - S-56   80th Anniversary 
Tejas 72 - S-57   80th Anniversary 
Tejas 72 - S-58   Centennial 1915-2015 
Tejas 72 - S-59 x-?   NOAC Centennial 1915-2015 
Tejas 72 - S-60   2017 National Jamboree 
Tejas 72 - s-55   80th Anniversary 
Data for 163 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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