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Juliette Gordon Low and the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts

Juliette Gordon Low and the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts

January 13, 2012 – January 6, 2013

Museum: Portrait Gallery

Location: 2nd Floor, South Rotunda

The iconic painting of Juliet Gordon Low, a patent award, a membership pin, and photographs of Low when she commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Girl Scouts are on view. Low founded the American Girl Guides on March 12, 1912; renamed Girl Scouts of the USA in 1913, the organization celebrates its centennial in 2012. Eighteen girls registered in the first American Girl Guide troop; now, one 100 years later, there are 3.3 million members, making the Girl Scouts the largest educational organization for girls in the world.

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