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A light green, one-piece Girl Scout uniform worn by Beverly Conant of Farmington. The outfit consists of a dress, cap, scarf, and belt.
Several merit badges are stitched or pinned onto the right sleeve. A "Be Prepared" patch appears on the upper left shoulder, along with a yellow chevron. Another patch reads "Farmington." Attached to left breast pocket are four pins, including two brass stars; a red, green and brass "Be Prepared" pin; and a brass clover-shaped Girl Scout insignia pin. Above the left breast pocket is a single merit badge with a light blue dove. The embroidered letters "GS" appear on each collar. The red Girl Scout scarf is also marked with the "GS" logo. An army green military-style cap and Kelly green plastic Girl Scout whistle (both not pictured) accompany the uniform.
Beverly Conant (b.1933) briefly lived in Farmington. Her father, Rev. Merle S. Conant (1898-1983) was a Methodist minister. The family also lived in Bar Harbor and Portland, where Beverly graduated from Deering High School, class of 1951.
About This Item
- Title: Beverly Conant's Girl Scout uniform, Farmington, ca. 1945
- Creator: Girl Scouts of the United States of America
- Creation Date: circa 1945
- Subject Date: circa 1945
- Town: Farmington
- County: Franklin
- State: ME
- Media: cotton, brass, metal, plastic
- Local Code: 2016.168.002 a-d
- Collection: Costume collection
- Object Type: Physical Object
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Children's clothing--20th century
- Clothing & dress
- Clothing & dress--20th century
- Girl Scouts of the United States of America
- Girl Scouts--Maine
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