For school projects, scholarly research, or just because you’re curious, here are a few resources for learning more about Juliette Gordon Low and the Girl Scouts.
Stacey Cordery’s Juliette Gordon Low: The Remarkable Founder of Girl Scouts is a well-researched biography written for adult readers. For more fascinating tidbits, check out the blog Cordery kept while she researched her book. Who Was Juliette Gordon Low?, by Dana Meachen Rau, is a good, basic introduction to the life of Juliette Gordon Low for young readers.
View images and artifacts from the GSUSA archives or submit a research request for our main archives at headquarters in New York City, Edith Macy Conference Center in Westchester County, New York, or the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace in Savannah, Georgia.
The Georgia Historical Society’s Juliette Gordon Low papers collection is available to view online through the Digital Library of Georgia. Their online exhibit on Juliette Gordon Low includes selections from Juliette Gordon Low’s own writings and their collection of early Girl Scout materials. A curriculum guide about Juliette Gordon Low is also available at the Georgia Historical Society in the Featured Historical Figures section.
For more about Juliette Gordon Low’s family see what’s available in the Gordon Family Papers collection, part of The Southern Historical Collection at the Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Learn more about our collection or submit a general inquiry directly to the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace.
Looking for pictures? The Library of Congress has a wealth of images related to Girl Scouts as well as other Girl Scout material.