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    Ray Ezell

    The April 14, 1911 edition of the Staunton Dispatch-News ascribed a unique status onto a local young woman by the name of Josephine B. Timberlake. Ms. Timberlake was heralded as the organizer of the first Scout troop in the city and noted as the first (and only) female troop organizer in the Commonwealth of Virginia and possibly the nation…


    Do you have any examples of female scoutmasters during the first decade of American Scouting?

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