Girl Scouting in Indiana - Bibliography

Carruth, Gorton. What Happened When. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1989.

Degenhardt, Mary, and Judith Kirsch. Girl Scout Collector's Guide. Lombard, IL: Wallace-Homestead Book Co., 1987.

Girl Scout handbooks, various, 1920-1992.

Highlights in Girl Scouting, 1912-1991. New York: Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., [1992].

Hoxie, W. J. How Girls Can Help Their Country: The 1913 Handbook for Girl Scouts. Reprint, New York: Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., 1972.

Madison, James H. Indiana through Tradition and Change . . . 1920-1945. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society, 1982.

Madison, James H. The Indiana Way. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press and Indiana Historical Society, 1986.

Mintz, Steven, and Susan Kellogg. Domestic Revolutions: A Social History of American Family Life. New York: The Free Press, 1988.

Murray, William D. The History of the Boy Scouts of America. New York: Boy Scouts of America, 1937.

Phillips, Clifton J. Indiana in Transition . . . 1880-1920. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Bureau and Indiana Historical Society, 1968.

Raintree Council History Committee. Yesterday and Today. Evansville: Raintree Girl Scout Council, 1987.

Walter, Henriette R. Girl Life in America: A Study of Backgrounds. New York: The National Committee for the Study of Juvenile Reading, 1927.

Young, Noraleen Ann. "The Girl Scout of Today, the Woman of Tomorrow": Girl Scouting in Central Indiana, 1917-1992. M.A. thesis, Department of History, Indiana University, 1992.

Other Girl Scout materials

See also pages 13, 14.
Breneman, Edie, and Leah Stallings. Covered Bridge Girl Scout History. [Terre Haute: Covered Bridge Girl Scout Council, 1987.]

Howard, Jane, "For Juliette Gordon Low's girls, a sparkling Diamond Jubilee," Smithsonian, October 1987, pp. 46-55.

Low, Juliette. "Girl Scouts as an Educational Force," Bulletin 33, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education. Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1919.

Rothschild, Mary Aiken. "To Scout or To Guide?: The Girl Scout-Boy Scout Controversy, 1912-1942," Frontiers 6 (1982): 115-21.

Schultz, Gladys Denny, and Lawrence Daisy Gordon. Lady from Savannah: The Life of Juliette Low. New York: Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., 1958, reprint 1988.

75 Years of Girl Scouting. New York: Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., 1986.

Strickland, Charles E. "Juliette Low, the Girl Scouts, and the Role of American Women," in Mary Kelly, ed., Woman's Being, Woman's Place: Female Identity and Vocation in American History (Boston: G. K. Hall, 1979), 251-64.

Wright, Katherine O. Girl Scouting in the Great Lakes Region. Chicago, IL: Girl Scouts, Inc., 1938.

Other youth organizations

Buckler, Helen, Mary F. Fielder, and Martha F. Allen. WO-HE-LO: The Story of the Camp Fire Girls, 1910-1960. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1961.

Macleod, David. Building Character in the American Boy: The Boy Scouts, YMCA, and Their Forerunners, 1870-1920. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1983.

Suggested reading

Cohen, Ronald D. "Child Saving and Progressivism, 1885-1915," in Joseph M. Hawes and N. Ray Hiner, eds., American Childhood: A Research Guide and Historical Handbook, 273-310. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1985.

Hawes, Joseph M. "The Strange History of Female Adolescence in the United States," The Journal of Psychohistory (Summer 1985), 13: 51-63.

Selected student resources

Behrens, June. Juliette Low: Founder of the Girl Scouts of America. Chicago: Childrens Press, 1988.
An easy to read biography with interesting photographs.

Brown, Fern G. Daisy and the Girl Scouts: The Story of Juliette Gordon Low. Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman & Company, 1996.
A comprehensive biography for intermediate readers. Includes historic photographs and an index.

Kudlinski, Kathleen V. Juliette Gordon Low: America's First Girl Scout. New York: Viking Kestrel, 1988.
A brief biography.

Trefoil Round the World. London: World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, ninth edition 1992.
Excellent overview arranged in alphabetical order according to country. Text available in English and language of the country described.

World Games and Recipes. London: World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, 1979, reprint 1988.
A Girl Scout collection.