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How Girls Can Help Their Country   By: (1858-1945)

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How Girls Can Help Their Country

Adapted from

Agnes Baden Powell

and

Sir Robert Baden Powell's Handbook

1917

COPYRIGHT, 1917

BY

JULIETTE LOW

Transcriber's note: Italics are signified by underscores, , and bold is signified by tildes, ~, around the words. In one spot in the text [=V] is used to describe a V with a line above it and [V=] signifies a V with a line below it.

Contents

Part I. PAGE

HISTORY 1

HOW TO BEGIN 4

LAWS 7

SELF IMPROVEMENT 9

Part II.

MEMBERSHIP 20

QUALIFICATIONS FOR GRADES AND RANK 25

ENROLLMENT 27

BADGES AND AWARDS 29

TESTS FOR MERIT BADGES 31

Part III.

GAMES 48

CAMPING 57

SCOUTCRAFT 68

STARS 83

GARDENING 92

Part IV.

SANITATION 94

HEALTH 98

HOME LIFE 106

Part V.

FIRST AID 124

Part VI.

PATRIOTISM 136

LIST OF BOOKS TO READ 142

INDEX 153

Copies of this book may be obtained from Girl Scout National Headquarters, 527 Fifth Avenue, City of New York; price 30 cents, postpaid.

PATRONESSES OF GIRL SCOUTS.

MRS. PHILIP BROWN New York " ARTHUR CHOATE " " " POWERS FARR " " " SNOWDON MARSHALL " " " HENRY PARISH, JR. " " " THEODORE PRICE " " " DOUGLAS ROBINSON " " " SAMUEL VAN DUSEN " " " LEONARD WOOD " " " WM. J. BOARDMAN Washington, D. C. " ALBERT BURLESON " " " " JAS. MARION JOHNSTON " " " " JOSEPH R. LAMAR " " " " RICHARD G. LAY " " " " OSCAR UNDERWOOD " " " " JOHN VAN RENSSELAER " " " " EDWARD DOUGLAS WHITE " " " " H. C. GREENE Boston, Mass. MISS KATHERINE LORING " " " LOUISA LORING " " MRS. RONALD LYMAN " " " HENRY PARKMAN " " " WILLIAM LOWELL PUTNAM " " " LAWRENCE ROTCH " " " WILLIAM W. VAUGHAN " " " BARRETT WENDELL " " " ROGER WOLCOTT " " " WILLIAM RUFFIN COX Richmond, Va. " HUNTER MCGUIRE " " " GEO. HYDE CLARK Cooperstown, N. Y. " HERBERT BARRY Orange, N. J. " THOMAS EDISON " " " " PHILIP MCK. GARRISON " " " " GEORGE MERCK " " " " B. PALMER AXSON Savannah, Ga. " GEORGE J. BALDWIN " " MISS ELIZABETH BECKWITH " " MRS. ROCKWELL S. BRANK " " " W. W. GORDON " " " LOUIS W. HASKELL " " MISS HORTENSE ORCUTT " " " NINA PAPE " " MRS. FREDERICK F. REESE " " " SAMUEL DRURY St. Paul's School, Concord, N. H. " ORTON BROWN Berlin, N. H. " FREDERICK FRELINGHUYSEN Newark, N. J. " WAYNE PARKER " " " " DOUGLAS GORMAN Baltimore, Md. MISS MANLY " " MRS. JAS. HOUSTOUN JOHNSTON Birmingham, Ala. " WILLIAM S. LOVELL " " " ROBERT C. ALSTON " " " JOHN B. GORDON Atlanta, Ga... Continue reading book >>




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