The Age of the Teen

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by Ruby Lane

The Mid-Century Modern America was ripe for the era of the Teenager. The fantastic dolls of the period open a window on the teen scene of the time.

Women Doll Makers, Making History

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by Ruby Lane

Two Rhode Island women named Izannah Walker and Martha Chase each opened highly successful commercial doll making businesses in the male-dominated business world of the 19th century. Over the past 200 years, the world of dolls has offered women a myriad of opportunities not otherwise open to them. Dolls have provided an entrĂ©e into the… Read more »