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The Best-Dressed Doll in the World

A new exhibit opens this evening at the Nebraska History Museum! The Best-Dressed Doll in the World: Nebraska’s Own Terri Lee runs through September 1, 2013, and is also the subject of a richly-illustrated article in the Winter 2012 issue … Continue reading

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Doll Collection Now Online-Test Your Knowledge

We’ve recently added the Nebraska History Museum’s doll collection to our online database. That’s more than 800 dolls!  Visit http://pastperfect.nebraskahistory.org/unicgi/mwebuni.exe?request=ks and enter “doll” in the search box. Here are a few character dolls from the collection.  Can you name them … Continue reading

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Carmen the Cigarette Girl

The Nebraska History Museum is privileged to have a wonderful doll collection, which we have recently been recataloging. This one caught my eye, as it’s not every day that you see a doll with a cigarette in its mouth. This … Continue reading

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Miss America Doll

With the Fourth of July right around the corner, I thought it would be a good excuse to show you one of the patriotic dolls from the Nebraska History Museum’s collection. Decked out in Lady Liberty garb, this cloth doll … Continue reading

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Grace Snyder’s Corncob Dolls

Grace McCance Snyder is best known for her beautiful quilts, including the amazing Flower Basket Petit Point, on display at the Nebraska History Museum.   The Museum also has a collection of corncob dolls that Grace made in the style of … Continue reading

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