Rockwood, in Potomac, Maryland is dedicated as aNational Girl Scout camping center.1953 GSUSA purchases the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplacein Savannah, Georgia.The adult green dress uniorm eatures a shirred back,tapered sleeves, slant pockets, and a raised necklinewith white pique trim. The 1956 adult green suit has shortsleeves, adjustable side tabs, and buttons on the collarand lapels. Two additional new hats—a pillbox beret inne ur elt, designed by Sally Victor, one o America’soremost millinery designers, and a sot beret in greenacetate and rayon gabardine--are developed or adults.Site o Our Cabana is acquired by WAGGGS.Annual Girl Scout Week celebration moves rom October to March.1954 Marjorie Daingereld sculpts the Girl Scout statuette. From 1954-1973, the statuette isoten given to adults in recognition o their service to Girl Scouting.1956 In the 1950s, GSUSA begins signicant national eorts to desegregate camps and createracial balance. Camp Shantituck in Kentucky is one o the rst Girl Scout camps to beintegrated in 1956. Later the same year, Martin Luther King, Jr. describes Girl Scouts as “aorce or desegregation”.The Brownie uniorm skirt changes to a six-gored style.A “Girl Scouts o the USA” identication strip is added to the uniorm above the breastpocket.The Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace in Savannah, Georgia, opens as a house museum andnational program center or girls.Girl Scouts sell our types o cookies: a vanilla-based lled cookie, a chocolate-based lledone, shortbread, and a chocolate mint. Some bakers also oer an optional favor.
Michigan hosts the rst Senior Girl Scout Round-Up; 5,000 girls attend.
In November, GSUSA moves its national headquarters to 830 Third Avenue, New York,staying there until July 1992.Girl Scouts reach three million members.The rst world center or Girl Guides and Girl Scoutsin the Western Hemisphere, Our Cabana,opens in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
Girl Scout Adult Dress 1953 an Suit 1956Brownie uniorm 1956