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South Texas Council (773)
Corpus Christi, TX
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1945
Lodge Totem: Frigate bird
Name Translation: Name of Tribe 
Changes: (none)
2007 Membership+: 468

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

 

 

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Lodge Issues
A1a RED C WHT BLK  75x115 mm w/ EMB tab; "SERVICE AWARD"; thin BLK; mixer legs 1mm   
A1b RED C WHT BLK  thick BLK; mixer legs 2mm   
A2a LGY C GRY BLK  service award; coarse NT   
A2b LGY C LGY BLK  service award; fine NT   
A3 BLK C GRY BLK  PB; Service Award; coarse NT   
F1a BLK R WHT RED  arrow rt; 12 stripes; FF; very thick 2mm RED letters and shaft   
F1b BLK R WHT RED  RED not thick; FF   
F2 BLK R WHT RED  arrow rt; 11 stripes   
F3a BLK R WHT RED  arrow left; middle BLU bdr of cloud thick; (1954)   
F3b BLK R WHT RED  all of BLU bdr of cloud thin   
F4a BLK R WHT RED   Paper Back; NT; "45 95"; 50th ANN   
F4b BLK R WHT RED   PB   
F4        (unlisted "a" variety) 
F4        (unlisted "b" variety; plastic back) 
HF1           Now listed as 138 HF2   
J1 BLK R WHT RED RED PB; NT; 50th ANN   
L1     BLK     Host on leather attached to paper "Howdy" badge; 1962 9D host piece   
N1   BLU RED  handpainted; TRI; determination if private issue pending   
P1a BLK C WHT RED  170x115 mm; 7 mm 307; DBL BMT;TRI; 2.5mm RED shaft stitched in fletching; thick rough arrow   
P1b BLK C WHT RED  1.5mm RED shaft stitched in fletching; thin smooth arrow   
P1c BLK C WHT RED  WHT bmt; loose stitch background   
P2 BLK C WHT RED  170x115 mm; 5 mm 307; BLK BMT; TRI; no shaft stitched through fletching   
R1a BLK C WHT RED  74 mm; 12 LTQ stripes   
R1b BLK C WHT RED  74 mm; 12 LBL stripes   
R1.5 BLK C WHT RED  12 WHT stripes and WHT outline of cloud   
R2a BLK C WHT RED  74 mm; nine stripes; PBL outline of clouds   
R2b BLK C WHT RED  LTQ outline of clouds   
R3 BLK C WHT RED  74 mm; nine stripes; WHT outline of clouds   
R4 BLK R WHT RED  76 mm; F R/E; (1951); WAB   
R5a BLK R M/C RED  30 YEARS 1945 1975; YEL sky; ANN   
R5b BLK R M/C RED  PYL sky   
R6 GRY R WHT BLK ORG SS; "1945 1985 40th"; ANN   
R7a BLK R WHT RED RED PB; 50th ANN; TLS; thin cloud   
R7b BLK R WHT RED RED NT; thick cloud   
R8 BLK R WHT RED DYL CD: TRS; BSA PB; 60th (60th Anniversary) 
R9?        (2013 National Jamboree) 
S1a BLK C WHT RED  VER bkgd; 6 mm fletch; end of fletch; "V'ed"; MVE; shaft does not touch 3; (1960)   
S1b BLK C WHT RED  end of fletch square; shaft touches 3; MVE   
S2a BLK C WHT RED  VER bkgd; 9 mm fletch; thin BLU outline; thin stripes   
S2b BLK C WHT RED  thick BLU outline; thin stripes   
S3 BLK C WHT RED  VER bkgd; 9 mm fletch; thick BLU stripes   
S4a BLK C WHT RED  HOR bkgd; 7 mm fletch is squared   
S4b BLK C WHT RED  8 mm fletch is V'ed   
S5a RED R WHT BLK  HOR bkgd; LB; 8 mm arrowhead width; pointed beak; MVE - YRL   
S5b RED R WHT BLK  7 mm arrowhead width; blunt beak; thin 1mm letters   
S5c RED R WHT BLK  7 mm arrowhead width; blunt beak; thick 1mm+ letters   
S6 RED R WHT BLK  VER bkgd   
S7 RED R WHT BLK  HOR; jointed leg; club foot   
S8a YEL R WHT BLK  F R/E; LB; DYL cloud; (1965)   
S8b YEL R WHT BLK  reg R/E; YEL cloud   
S8c YEL R WHT BLK  reg R/E; DYL cloud   
S8d YEL R WHT BLK  cloud center YEL; defined rainstripes; F R/E   
S9a GRN R WHT BLK  F R/E; thin silky WHT bgd; round bottom; (1968)   
S9b GRN R WHT BLK  square bottom   
S10 GRN R WHT BLK  regular WHT bkgd (unlisted "a" variety) 
S10        (unlsited "b" variety) 
S11 BLU R TAN BLK  VER; 120x50 mm; BRO/VIG; MVE; (1968)   
S12a PUR R WHT BLK  thin silky WHT bkgd; thin silky bkgd; PUR lock stitch; 102x54 mm; GRY back; thin less than 1mm letters (1969)   
S12b PUR R WHT BLK  WHT back; thick 1mm+ letters   
S13a LVI R WHT BLK  regular WHT bkgd; bird above DBL bdr of cloud   
S13b LVI R WHT BLK  bird on BLU bdr   
S13c PUR R WHT BLK  regular WHT bkgd; NBL lock stitch; 107x55 mm   
S13        (comparison of borders) 
S13d?          
S13e?          
S14a BLU R M/C BLK   CB; horizontal; large holes in hide; defined ORG eye; TAN hide; thick arrow; 4mm Ws (BRO/VIG) (1971)   
S14b BLU R M/C BLK   CB; horizontal; lage holes in hide; defined WHT eye; TAN hide; thick arrow; 4mm Ws (BRO/VIG)   
S14          
S15 DBL R WHT BLK  -1970   
S16a SMY R LBL BLK  (25th ANN); arrow shaft does not touch 3 (1970)   
S16b SMY R LBL BLK  arrow shaft touches 3   
S17 BRN R WHT BLK  -1971   
S18 BLU R TAN BLK  loose HOR TAN hide; 118x52 mm; small holes; 5 mm W's; BRO/VIG; thin pipe & arrow; (1972)   
S19 BLU R DYL BLK  HOR DYL hide; 118x52 mm; DBR small holes & DBR pipe; small bird; 5 mm W's   
S20a RWB R WHT BLK  (Bicentennial; 1976)   
S20b RBW R WHT BLK      
S21 GRY R WHT BLK  -1979 (unlisted "a" variety) 
S21        (unlisted "b" variety; 73 stitched on patch) 
S22 BRN R DYL BLK  VER LBL inner bdr; 4 mm wide BRO bar; 126x66 mm   
S22.5 BLU R DYL BLK  VER LBL inner bdr; VIGIL TRIANGLE; 126x66 mm; BLU border over BRN   
S23 BLU R DYL BLK  VER LBL inner bdr; VIGIL TRIANGLE; 126x66 mm; reg BLU border   
S24 BRN R DYL BLK  HOR LBL inner bdr; thin BRO bar; 125x66 mm; (1977); MVE   
S25 BLU R DYL BLK  HOR LBL inner bdr; VIG TRI; 124x66 mm; (1977); MVE   
S26 BLK R WHT BLK  125x63 mm large   
S27 ORG R WHT BLK  125x63 mm large   
S28 LBL R WHT BLK DYL FDL; 125x63 mm large; (1978)   
S29 BRN R DYL BLK BLK BSA; 128x64 mm large; BRO; (1978)   
S30a BLU R DYL BLK BLK BSA; 128x64 mm large; VIG; border doubled bottom right; lighter blue border (1978) (unlisted "a" variety, border doubled bottom right; lighter blue border) 
S30b BLU R DYL BLK BLK border doubled top center; darker blue border than "S30a" (unlsited "b" variety, border doubled top center; darker blue border than "S30a?") 
S31 LGR R WHT BLK DYL FDL; 125x66 mm large; (1979)   
S32 LBL R WHT BLK DYL FDL; 116x52 mm; small; (1979)   
S33 TAN R WHT BLK DYL FDL; 115x53 mm; small (1981); border is nonmetallic golden in color   
S34a DOR R WHT BLK DYL FDL; (1984); CB   
S34b DOR R WHT BLK DYL PB   
S34.5a YOR R WHT BLK DYL FDL; DBL cloud outline   
S34.5b YOR R WHT BLK DYL FDL; NBL cloud outline   
S35 BRN R WHT BLK YEL FDL; PB   
S36a SAM R WHT BLK YEL FDL; PB; cloud and name do not touch border   
S36b SAM R WHT BLK YEL cloud and name touch border   
S37a BRN R DYL BLK BLK BSA; 112x53 mm; small; BRO bar; (1984); CB   
S37b BRN R DYL BLK BLK PB   
S38a BLU R DYL BLK BLK BSA; 112x52 mm; small; VIG TRI; (1984); CB; LBR details; LBL inner border   
S38b BLU R DYL BLK BLK PB; LBR details; LBL inner border   
S38c BLU R DYL BLK BLK PB; BRN details; LBL inner border   
S38d BLU R DYL BLK BLK BRN details; BLU inner border (like S38c; inner BLU darker than S38c) 
S39a GRY R WHT BLK YEL BSA; 75th DJ; PB; (1985); space between W and head   
S39b GRY R WHT BLK YEL W on top of head   
S40 GRY R WHT BLK YEL FDL; PB; (1986)   
S41a DPR R WHT BLK YEL FDL; VER; thick 2mm BLK letters; thick 4mm border(1988)   
S41b DPR R WHT BLK YEL thin 1mm BLK letters; thin 3mm border   
S42 LYL R WHT BLK YEL FDL; (1990)   
S43 RED R WHT BLK WHT RED "75" for 75thOA; (1990)   
S44 PUR R WHT BLK YEL FDL; HOR; 126x54 mm; thin 2 mm pipe   
S45a BRN R DYL BLK BLK BSA; 125x51 mm; LOR W's; border doubled lower right; PB   
S45b BRN R DYL BLK BLK BSA; 122x52 mm; ORG W's paper back; MVE   
S45c BRN R DYL BLK BLK BSA; 127x53 mm; ORG W's; border tails; PB; MVE   
S45d?          
S46 BLU R DYL BLK BLK BLK "WWW" & "307"; VIG TRI; TRQ inner bdr; 128x53 mm   
S47a GRY R M/C YEL YEL 92 NOAC TEAM DANCE CHAMPIONS; DYL YEL cloud; coarse bdr   
S47b GRY R M/C YEL YEL YEL cloud; tight bdr   
S48 SMY R LBL RED YEL PB; YEL "1937-1997"; BLU "National Jamboree 1997"   
S49a GRN R M/C BLK RED PB; DBL outline of cloud (1998)   
S49b GRN R M/C BLK RED PB; NBL outline of cloud (1998)   
S49          
S50 BLU R DYL BLK RED PB; CD; all of RED arch present; VIG   
S51 WHT R M/C BLK RED PB; CD; Gulf horizon; loose EMB   
S52 YEL R M/C BLK RED PB; CD; Gulf horizon; tight EMB   
S53 GMY R M/C BLK RED CD; rainbow; GMY "2000"   
S54 GMY R M/C WHT DYL CD; rainbow; 2001 JAM   
S55 RED R M/C WHT DYL CD; rainbow; 2001 JAM   
S56 BLK R M/C WHT DYL CD; rainbow; 2001 JAM   
S57 WHT R RWB BLK YEL CD; (2001)   
S58 ORG R M/C BLK RED CD; PB; rainbow (2003)   
S59 BRN R DYL BLK DYL CD; PB; BRO (2003)   
S60 DBL R DYL BLK DYL CD; PB; VIG (2003)   
S61 DBL R LBL SMY  CD; BSA PB; 2004NOAC (NOAC04;) 
S62 GRY R M/C BLK RED CD; PB; Lodge No. "577" (ORD) (2005) (ORD) 
S63 GRY R LBL M/C YEL CD; PB; Lodge No; "577" (BRO) (2005) (BRO) 
S64 GRY R LBL M/C YEL CD; PB; Lodge No. "577" (VIG) (2005) (VIG) 
S65 DGR R CRM GMY GMY CD; BSA PB; 2005NJ (2005 Jamboree) 
S66?        (ORD, 2006) 
S67?        (BRO, 2006) 
S68?        (VIG, 2006) 
S69?        (NOAC06;) 
S70?        (NOAC06; 1st Place Native American Team Singing) 
S71?        (ORD, 2007; BRN border) 
S72?        (NOAC09) 
S73?        (NOAC12; RED border, wild cat, dangling paw) 
S74?        (NOAC12; PGR border, Come Into the Circle) 
S75?        (2013 National Jamboree) 
W1 DBL  GRY BLK  -1958   
X1 RED R WHT BLK  116 oval; "20th ANNIVERSARY 1965"   
X2 RED R MAN RED ORG PB; CSP; Lodge 50th 1945-1995   
X3 BLU R MAN RED ORG PB; CSP; Lodge 50th 1945-1995   
X4 GRN R MAN RED ORG PB; CSP; Lodge 50th 1945-1995   
X5 BLK R MAN RED ORG PB; CSP; Lodge 50th 1945-1995   
X6 GMY R MAN RED ORG PB; CSP; Lodge 50th 1945-1995   
X7 SMY R MAN RED ORG PB; CSP; Lodge 50th 1945-1995   
X8 RED C RED WHT   CD; PB; crossed arrows; activity segments fit inside to form jacket   
X9 DBL R LBL SMY  CD; BSA PB; 2004NOAC (NOAC04;) 
X10 DGR R CRM GMY GMY CD; BSA PB; 2005NJ (2005 Jamboree) 
X11?        (NOAC06;) 
X12?        (NOAC06; design of S69/X11) 
X13?        (NOAC09) 
X14?        (NOAC12; PGR border, Come Into the Circle) 
 
YF1     MAN BLK   punch pattern of 1960s flap   
YJ1 RED R WHT BLK  13 inch flap; (60's)   
YP1 BLK C WHT RED  Like P1 on WHT BMT   
YS1 LPR C WHT BLK  handmade; 105x57 mm   
YS2 BRN R DYL BLK BLK BSA; 112x52 mm; small; VIG TRI   
YS3        (manufacturer's error of S60) 
ZA1 RED C WHT BLK  CD; CB; slightly misshaped (2005)   
ZC1 TRQ  WHT RED RED 84x97 mm arrowhead; (1985); type 9   
ZX1 BLK C WHT RED  CD; PB; 5.25-inch wide pfake of P   

Miscellaneous Items and User Added Images
Lodge Coup Necklace   (first version) 
Lodge Coup Necklace   (second version) 
Lodge Coup Necklace   (third version; leather) 
Lodge Coup Necklace   (third version; metal) 
Lodge Coup Necklace   (2002 version) 

Blue Book Chapter Listings

Indasaha
X1 BLU R M/C   inverted heart shape; HOR background; w/tab    
X2 BLU R M/C   CD; inverted heart shape; VER background    

Kiwanee
  No known Chapter Issues    

Lipan
  No known Chapter Issues    

Sequoia
  No known Chapter Issues    

Taleka
  No known Chapter Issues    

Tejas
A1 LOR C NBL YEL  YEL WWW; RED 307    

Wamboli
J1   DYL BLK  Sateen    
S1 BLK C M/C WHT  BLK/GMY bkgd; "Wamboli Chapter"; (2004)    

We Wati Ye
  No known Chapter Issues    

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eN1968?          
eX1978 RED R` WHT BLK YEL FDL; "Spring Fellowship"   
eR1983 DYL R WHT DYL BRN Spring Fellowship; "Comic: Indian head; Lodge calls "The Squaw"   
eX1988 DYL R WHT RED YEL Spring Fellowship; misdated "1987"; Indian Chief; Oval   
eX1992 LBL R WHT BLK YEL BLK Winter Fellowship; grass dancer; pocket dangle   
eR1995-1 LBL R WHT LBL RED Winter Fellowship; traditional dancer; pocket dangle   
eX1995-2 BLU C WHT DYL RED Dour Part jacket diamond; Spring Service   
eX1995-3 BLU C WHT DYL RED Four Part jacket diamond; Summer Service   
eX1995-4 BLU C WHT DYL RED Four Part jacket diamond; Winter Fellowship   
eX1995-5 BLU C WHT DYL RED Four Part jacket diamond; Annual Dinner   
eX1998 GRN R WHT BLK  Winter Fellowship   
eX2001 YEL R WHT BLK BLK Winter Fellowship; Old style dancer with American flag   
eX2002-1 RED R BLU BLK BLK Winter Fellowship; Old Style dancer with American flag; fully embroidered (solid) 
eX2002-2 RED R BLU BLK BLK Winter Fellowship; Old Style dancer with American flag; twill background (twill) 
eX2003-1 WHT C WHT BLK   Spring Fellowship   
eX2003-2 WHT C WHT BLK   Summer Fellowship   
eX2003-3 WHT C WHT BLK   Fall Fellowship   
eX2003-4 WHT C WHT BLK   Winter Fellowship   
eJ2003-5 M/C C M/C WHT   Solid piece composed of crossed arrows of X8 and 4 activity patches   
eX2004-1?        (2004 Winter Fellowship) 
eX2004-2?        (2004 Spring Fellowship) 
eX2004-3?        (2004 Summer Fellowship) 
eX2004-4?        (2004 Fall Fellowship) 
eJ2004-5?        (crossed arrows; worn with 2004 activities patches) 
eJ2004-6?        (2003 Activities Jacket patch, uncut version of eX2004-1 -- eJ2004-5) 
eX2007?        (2007 South Texas Lodge Pentevent; joint issue with lodges 60, 99, 199, and 272) 
Data for 210 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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