New Year Greetings!

Girl Scout National President, poet, and suffragist Birdsall Otis Edey penned the following message to Girl Scouts for 1925:

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Leader Magazine (January 1925): 1
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Mrs. Edey (and was there EVER a better name than “Birdsall Otis Edey”) is referring to the Girl Scout headquarters at 670 Lexington Avenue in New York City. Funds for the building came in part from the “buy-a-brick” campaign associated with “Dorothy,” the yellow brick girl.

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Birdsall Otis Edey at a Girl Scout Rally in Central Park, 1920 (GSUSA NHPC)

A future post will profile the marvelous Mrs. Edey.

Happy New Year from the Girl Scout History Project!!

©2021 Ann Robertson, writer, editor, and Girl Scout historian

2 thoughts on “New Year Greetings!

  1. “A future post will profile the marvelous Mrs. Edey” I’m really looking forward to this! I’ve long wondered about her. Thank you in advance.

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