Girl Scout First Aid Kits

1923

Catalog image, the first time a first aid kit was shown in the GS catalog was 1921, when it was called an "ARMY First Aid Kit"

This box (right) dates from 1919 to 1924 and likely fits with the khaki belt pouch from the same era.

Bauer & Black

1926

Christmas Catalog

1927

By 1929 the pouch was green

Johnson & Johnson

1931

The 2 Girl Scout First Aid Kits shown above are thought to be older than the one shown left, because they have the address of 670 Lexington on them.

Johnson & Johnson

1934

1942

1944

1948

The contents of the 1944 tin changed in 1948, which may help you date your Girl Scout First Aid tin.

An easy clue: the name of the booklet changed.

The 1957 vinyl-case Girl Scout First Aid kit went through 4 generations of contents:

  • 1957 - Red Cross Bandages

  • 1959 - Johnson & Johnson Bandages

  • 1962 - ACME Bandages (grey & white)

  • 1972 - ACME Bandages (blue & white)

This can help you date your Girl Scout First Aid Kit

1957

1959

1962

1972

1978

1985

1996

2002

2018

2016

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