The History of Juliette Gordon Low

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  • Juliette Gordon Low's Birth and Early Childhood

    Juliette Gordon Low's Birth and Early Childhood
    Juliette Gordon Low Biography Juliette Gordon Low was born Juliette Magill Kinzie Gordon in Savannah, Georgia on October 31,1860. She was the second of six children. Family members on her father's side of the family were early settlers of Georgia and members on her mother's side played an important role in the founding of Chicago. As a young girl, Juliette, a.k.a Daisy, was very artistic and creative.
  • Ear Ache

    Ear Ache
    At age 25, Juliette was having one of her ear aches and demanded her doctor to use a new treatment she had read about, The doctor refused and Juliette insisted until he gave in. Later an illness occured and she lost most of her hearing in that ear.
  • Juliette marries William Mackay Low

    Juliette marries William Mackay Low
    On Juliette's parent's 29th wedding anniversary, Juliette married William Mackay Low. At her wedding, she lost hearing in her good ear after a grain of good-luck rice thrown at the wedding flew in her ear, puncturing the eardrum and resulting in an infection and total loss of hearing in that ear.
  • Divorce Please!!

    Divorce Please!!
    The Story of Juliette Gordon Low part 1 of 3 After only 2 years of marrige, Juliette's husband was pressing her for divorce so he could marry his mistress Ms. Anna Bateman. Juliette was flabergasted when she saw that she was moved into the servants quarters and the mistress into the house. William begged Juliette for a divorce so he could marry the new love of his life and she finally agreed to give it to him. Unfortunatley, William died before the divorce could be final, leaving everything to his mistress with an allowance to Daisy.
  • Juliette's Husband Dies

    Juliette's Husband Dies
    The Story of Juliette Gordon Low part 1 of 3 Juliette agreed to give William the divorce but he died before the divorce could be final. When William died, he left all of his personal items and money to his mistress and nothing to Juliette but an allowance by Ms. Bateman. Juliette then went to court and got a reasonable amount of cash and the Low home in Savannah.
  • Letter to Sis

    Letter to Sis
    The Story of Juliette Gordon Low part 1 of 3Juliette wrote her sister and said she would be home as soon as possible to study sculpture.Juliette decided to make art and study scuplture after the death of her almost ex-husband William Mackay Low. Julie made sculptures out of clay, stone, and plaster. She also painted with oils, drew in pencil, made cartoons, made paper dolls, painted china, carved furniture, and learned black-smithing and designed a set of iron gates for a friend's home.
  • Juliette Finds an Old Friend

    Juliette Finds an Old Friend
    <a>href='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I9Dp7gUd8o&feature=relmfu' >The Story of Juliette Gordon Low part 2 of 3</a> Juliette found her old friend Sir Neville Smith who wanted to take her up flying in his plane because he was pursuing his Aviation Certification. Sir Nevel Smith happened to be Sir Robert Baden Powell's first cousin who got introduced to Juliette over lunch. Sir Robert Baden-Powell was the founder of Boy Scouts and his sister was the founder of Girl Guides, both in England.
  • Juliette Starts Girl Scouts

    Juliette Starts Girl Scouts
    <ahref='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8h19YaMOAuc&feature=relmfu The Story of Juliette Gordon Low part 2 of 3 </a>Juliette starts the very first Girl Scout troop in America with 18 registered girls and had a troop helper who was a close cousin. She decided to start a Girl Guide troop in America but Sir Robert Baden-Powell's sister, the founder of Girl Guides wouldn't let Juliette do as she wished. Juliette met Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his sister when Juliette found her old friend Sir Nevel Smith who was the first cousin of Sir Robert Baden-powell and his sister.
  • Juliette Dies in her Home

    Juliette Dies in her Home
    <a>href='http://wwvw.youtube.com/watch?=0I9Dp7gUd8o&feature=relmfu' >The Story of Juliette Gordon Low Part 3 of 3</a> On January 17th, 1927, Juliette died in her home in Savannah, Georgia of breast cancer. At her funeral many of her beloved Girl Scouts attended. She was buried in her Girl Scout uniform with a telegram in her pocket that read "You are not only the first Girl Scout, but the best Girl Scout of them all." Juliette was loved by her family, friends, and her fellow Girl Scouts.
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    Juliette starts Girl Scouts

    In 1911 Juliette met Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts and Girl Guides while she was living in England. Less than a year later she went back home to Savannah and on March 12, 1912, she started Girl Scouts in the United States. Before the first meeting, she made the famous call to a distant cousin saying that what they were going to start something that would change the world. She started the very first troop with 18 girls and completely changed their lifes.