Download PDF by Helen D. Gardner: Agnes Baden-Powell: The Story of the First Girl Guide

By Helen D. Gardner

In 1909 Sir Robert Baden-Powell's rally of boy scouts on the crystal palace was once joined through 2,000 'Girl Scouts'. In an age the place unmarried intercourse schooling and heavy chaperoning until eventually marriage was once the norm, Sir Robert Baden-Powell known separate organization for ladies was once worthwhile, and his sister 'Agnes was once noticeable to be the individual to guide it'. Agnes Baden-Powell, the tale of the 1st lady advisor is the 1st ever biography of the extreme, and sometimes missed, author of the guiding flow. From her early years, turning out to be up together with her brothers and participating in lots of boyish actions, Agnes Baden-Powell had the entire hallmarks of a Scout. a lady of outstanding strength and force, she used to be already in her fifties and taking care of her aged mom while she agreed take the lead position within the improvement of the woman publications. Interspersed with the reminiscences of these who met her, Agnes Baden-Powell, the tale of the 1st lady advisor provides the vibrant and engaging historical past of a lifestyles riddled with demanding situations. Combining Agnes' own background with a wealthy and specific account of the basis and improvement of the Guiding circulation, the tale first woman advisor will turn out an invigorating learn to these in the guiding move and to the final reader.

Includes 50 black and white photographs.

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