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Helen Popenoe Paper Dolls, 1942-1947

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Collector:
Popenoe, Helen
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. : 2 boxes
Type:
Paper dolls
Collection descriptions
Date:
1942
1942-1947
20th century
Summary:
The collection consists of paper dolls of various types including female movie stars, "Blondie," comic strip characters, and several "Good Neighbor" dolls inspired by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Good Neighbor Policy. Additionally there are paper dolls of young children and toddlers, as well as fictitious characters with clothes and accessories that represent the time period in American history in which they were produced. For example, several paper dolls have World War II military uniforms.
Cite as:
Helen Popenoe Paper Dolls, 1940s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Good neighbor policy
Dolls
Paper dolls
Toys
Local number:
2009.3036 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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