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Girl Scout's 50th Anniversary - Golden Jubilee

"Honor the Past - Serve the Future"

The stiff, formal portrait-style cover of the Fall 1961-Spring 1962 catalog with the textiled background stressed that Girl Scouting was established and here to stay.



















Sadly - items not shown in the catalog

The official Girl Scout calendar highlighted the 50th Anniversary and the Girl Scout Rose.


For years there were "Girl Scout Birthday Week" free give-aways.
This plastic novelty key chain was for 1962.

The Girl Scout Rose was introduced in 1960
 and every Girl Scout was encourage to purchase and plant the roses.
The launch of the Girl Scout Rose was certainly a centerpiece of the 50th anniversary celebration.
See: The Girl Scout Rose






Two Girl Scout stamps were issued in 1962.
See: Girl Scouts on Stamps


The cover of the March 1962 Girl Scout Leader magazine showed early and current uniforms.

 

 

 

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