B’nai B’rith Women Dolls for Democracy
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of dolls representing 17 historical figures that represent diversity and democratic values.
- Creation: 1950 - 1960
- B'nai B'rith Women (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
In the late 1950s, and into the early 1960s, B’nai B’rith Women in Washington, D.C. created several sets of handmade dolls called “The Dolls for Democracy." One set was sent to Atlanta where they were used by the local chapter of B’nai B’rith Women to teach diversity and democratic values at local clubs, scout meetings and church and synagogue groups.
4.5 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Handmade dolls used to teach diversity and democratic values at local clubs, scout meetings and church and synagogue groups.
This collection was processed by Demece “Mickey” Harvey in May 2015. It was entered into ArchivesSpace by Elisabeth Tasicotti, with revisions by Lindsay Resnick, in 2020.
- B’nai B’rith Women Dolls for Democracy, Mss 327
- Demece Harvey
- May 2015
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Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository
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