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Lou Henry Hoover Plants a Girl Scout Metaphor

On February 26, 1936, Lou Henry Hoover offered some observations on Girl Scouting to leaders and council members at the Pacific Palisades meeting.¬† She was careful to explain that she was not there to deliver a speech or to lay … Continue reading

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Lou Henry Hoover and the Girl Scouts

Yesterday, March 29 was Lou Henry Hoover’s birthday. Lou spent many years of her life involved with the Girl Scout movement.¬†Here is an excerpt from a tribute written in late 1945 by Dare Stark McMullin, a friend and former secretary … Continue reading

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