Additional Resources

Teacher Guide

Teachers can download a PDF teacher guide with tips on using the Juliette Gordon Low Featured Historical Figure pages in the classroom.

Early Life

Stephen Halliday, “Death And Miasma In Victorian London: An Obstinate Belief,” BMJ: British Medical Journal , Vol. 323, No. 7327 (Dec. 22 – 29, 2001), pp. 1469-1471

Robert L. Usinger, “Yellow Fever from the Viewpoint of Savannah.” The Georgia Historical Quarterly, Vol. 28, No. 3 (September, 1944), pp. 143-156.

“Yellow Fever”, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, accessed December 15, 2011.

“Joseph Hill White (1859-1953)” New Georgia Encyclopedia.

WWI and the Girl Scouts

PBS: The Great War

BBC: World History: World War One 

Georgia Historical Society: Three Centuries of Georgia History 


Georgia Historical Society’s Three Centuries of Georgia History

Read author Stacy Cordery’s take on Juliette Gordon Low and the Progressive Era

“Women Suffrage.”New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Library of Congress Women Suffrage Teacher Guide

From the GHS Collection:

Main Collection: Juliette Low and the Girl Scouts : the story of an American woman, 1860-1927 / edited by Anne Hyde Choate and Helen Ferris, HS3353.G5 C5; Lady from Savannah: the Life of Juliette Low, by Gladys Denny Schultz and Daisy Gordon Lawrence, HS3353.G5 L88.

Manuscript: Girl Scout Council of Savannah (Ga.) papers, 1921-1969, MS 2000; Girl Scouts of the United States of America, Juliette Low Region VI Geechee Bowl papers, 1949-1950, MS 1315; Juliette Gordon Low letter, 1923 April 17 / Mrs. Juliette Gordon Low, MS 2157; Juliette Gordon Low papers, 1860-1937, MS 318; Walter John Hoxie Papers, 1917-1937, MS 403; Anne Mintz collection of Girl Scouts Troup 1 Records, 1919-1962, MS 2351; Edith Duncan Johnston Paper, 1881-1962, MS 433; Mildred Nix Huie Girl Scout Photograph, circa 1912

Rare: How girls can help their country / adapted from Agnes Baden-Powell and Sir Robert Baden-Powell’s handbook, HS3353.G5 L68 1917; She was a daisy / by Lee Giffen, HS3353.G5 G55 1960

Children and Young Adult Non-Fiction:

First Girl Scout: The Life of Juliette Gordon Low by Ginger Wadsworth

Here Come the Girl Scouts!: The Amazing All-true Story of Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low and Her Great Adventure by Shana Corey

Teen and Adult Non-Fiction:

Juliette Gordon Low: The Remarkable Founder of the Girl Scouts by Stacy A. Cordery