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Here are the answers to Girl Scout Search Hunt 2022 – Easy:

1. Books

The seated mother (Mollie) and daughter (Mary Lizzie) each hold a book. The closed book symbolizes a completed life and the open book means a heart open to God and the world.

2. Leila Cameron Austell

Born in Atlanta, Leila Cameron Austell graduated from Atlanta Public Schools and attended finishing schools in Baltimore and New York. She married Albert Edward Thornton in 1881. Leila was active in the Atlanta Art Association, the Salvation Army, the Georgia Forestry Association, and the Georgia Federation of Women’s Clubs. She served as Vice President of the Girl Scouts of America.

3. Delta Kappa Gamma

Elise Reid Boylston (1884-1984) co-founded the Georgia chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International promotes professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education. Boylston was an artist, author of children’s books, and wrote Atlanta: Its Lore, Legends, and Laughter.

4. How many subjects did your group write down? Our favorite school subject is history!

5. Elephants

Ollivette Eugenia Smith Allison was the fourth director and a former resident of the Carrie Steele-Pitts Home, an orphanage in Atlanta. She loved elephants. In the wild, adult elephants will work together to raise young elephants in the herd.

6. Springfield and Kansas City, Missouri

Born around 1885, Estell R. Coles died in 1938.

7. August 25, 1980

Jessie Wartman established the School of Musical Arts on Auburn Avenue and trained many of the city’s African American musicians, music teachers, and band directors. She directed the Atlanta City Orchestra (est. 1921) and was appointed supervisor of music for Atlanta’s African American elementary schools in 1927. In 1933, she established the annual Atlanta Schools Music Festival, which featured a city-wide chorus of 1000 students, an annual event for 25 years.

8. Carrie Steele Logan established the first orphanage for African American children in Atlanta.

9. Slaton

Married to Governor William Slaton, Sarah Grant Slaton was the First Lady of Georgia from 1911 through 1915.

10. Mary Marsh Crankshaw

The bronze urn dedicated to Mary Marsh Crankshaw bears the inscription: “When she had passed, it seemed like the ceasing of exquisite music.” This is a line from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s epic poem of love, “Evangeline.” Mary died at age 25 from heart problems, only a year after marrying Charles Crankshaw. Charles and Mary rest in the Marsh Mausoleum.

11. April 9, 1905

Katherine Murphy Riley and her sister Julia Whitehead were raised in the comfortable luxury of the 1920s between Atlanta, Palm Beach, New York, and Paris. However, the sisters were taught from an early age that it was their responsibility to give back to the community. In 1854, Katherine founded the Katherine John Murphy Foundation. Since 1985, the Foundation has shared more than $44 million to help causes.

12. How many symbols did you find? Our favorite symbols include the anchor (hope), rosemary (remembrance), and a bird (a soul in flight).

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