New PDF release: Agnes Baden-Powell: The Story of the First Girl Guide

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By Helen D. Gardner

In 1909 Sir Robert Baden-Powell's rally of boy scouts on the crystal palace was once joined via 2,000 'Girl Scouts'. In an age the place unmarried intercourse schooling and heavy chaperoning till marriage was once the norm, Sir Robert Baden-Powell known separate company for women used to be beneficial, and his sister 'Agnes used to be visible 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 infrequently neglected, writer of the guiding circulation. From her early years, turning out to be up together with her brothers and participating in lots of boyish actions, Agnes Baden-Powell had all of the hallmarks of a Scout. a girl of outstanding power and force, she was once already in her fifties and taking good care of her aged mom whilst she agreed take the lead position within the improvement of the lady courses. Interspersed with the reminiscences of these who met her, Agnes Baden-Powell, the tale of the 1st woman advisor offers the bright and engaging historical past of a existence riddled with demanding situations. Combining Agnes' own historical past with a wealthy and certain account of the root and improvement of the Guiding circulate, the tale first woman consultant will end up an invigorating learn to these in the guiding stream and to the overall reader.

Includes 50 black and white photographs.

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