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Girl Scout in Uniform, circa 1915

1913/1917

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

The earliest American Girl Scouts uniforms were copied from pictures of English Girl Guides, who wore a blouse and skirt, bloomers, and a triangular sateen neckerchief. The neckerchief was both unifying and practical -- if necessary, it could be used as a sling, bandage, or signal flag.

Details

  • Title: Girl Scout in Uniform, circa 1915
  • Date: 1913/1917
  • Subject Keywords: Girl Scouts, Photographic prints, Photographs
  • Type: Photographs
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Photographic print
  • Object ID: 88.431.1
  • Image ID: THF214779
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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