Juliette Gordon Low founded the Girl Scouts on this day in May 12, 1912.
Photo 1: Oakland, CA April 29, 1983 - Terri Henderson of Troop 32. (Bill Knowland)
Photo 2: Oakland, CA March 6, 1950 - Members of Brownie Troop No. 12 of Glenview Elementary School, all age 7, in this exhibit “How a Brownie Scout Can Help in the Home” at the Oakland Exposition Building. Karen Kern plays the piano, Donna Jean Archibald sets the table, Meredith Muller sews and Marvis Braun babysits. (Lonnie Wilson)
Photo 3: Oakland, CA April 3, 1940 - Fay Weiser, Nancy Norwood and Margaret Sherwood of the Oakland Girl Scouts raising funds through the annual cookie sale. (Tribune Staff Archives)
Photo 4: Oakland, CA March 6, 1950 - Carole Saurn, Carol Parry, Darol de Menia, Ruth de Menia, Ruth Anne Rose and Sylvia Howes, all 7, make egg shell gardens at the Girl Scout exhibition. They were all members of Brownie Troop No. 212 of Hawthorne Elementary School. (Lonnie Wilson)
Photo 5: Oakland, CA March 6, 1950 - Demonstrating the musical instruments they made are Andrea Cohen, Oleta Mayfield and Lynn Pirire, all 8 years old, of Brownie Troop No. 22. More than 430 Girl Scouts participated in the expo. (Lonnie Wilson)
(All photos from the Oakland Tribune Staff Archives)