New PDF release: 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 via 2,000 'Girl Scouts'. In an age the place unmarried intercourse schooling and heavy chaperoning till marriage used to be the norm, Sir Robert Baden-Powell known separate corporation for ladies was once worthwhile, and his sister 'Agnes was once visible to be the individual to steer it'. Agnes Baden-Powell, the tale of the 1st woman advisor is the 1st ever biography of the extreme, and sometimes neglected, writer of the guiding circulate. From her early years, starting 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 exceptional power and force, she used to be already in her fifties and taking good 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 woman consultant offers the vibrant and interesting background of a existence riddled with demanding situations. Combining Agnes' own heritage with a wealthy and designated account of the basis and improvement of the Guiding flow, the tale first lady advisor will end up an invigorating learn to these in the guiding move and to the final reader.

Includes 50 black and white photographs.

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