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[Craft Show at the Museum for East Texas Culture]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman wearing a red apron, running a booth at a craft show held in the Museum for East Texas Culture in Palestine, Texas. The booth has several collections of dolls displayed and racks of doll clothing in the front. Two other women are standing in from the booth, looking at the items.
Date: 1970~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Portrait of Girl with Doll and Boy with Puppy]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified girl and an unidentified boy posed sitting on a bench - the girl, on the right, holds a toy doll in her hands and the boy, on the left, holds a Cocker Spaniel puppy in his lap. The children appear to be wearing clothes that are a bit dirty and dusty.
Date: unknown
Creator: Broadway Studio
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Mrs. Pruett's Dollarama

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Mrs. Ida Mae Pruett's doll collection, consisting of 360 dolls of all sorts at the time this paper was written. The collection includes dolls of all sizes and shapes, styles and colors, and from different countries. This paper includes a small section on the process of making dolls, pieces of furniture Mrs. Pruett uses to display her dolls at her home, and the likeness of a number of dolls from Mrs. Pruett's collection.
Date: 1974
Creator: Espinosa, Rebecca Ann
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of Ida Mae Pruett with Her Dolls]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Ida Mae Pruett with some of the dolls from her collection. One doll in a red dress stands on the far left, four dolls in the middle are sitting at a table, and a small doll in a yellow dress stands on the far right. More dolls can be seen in the background and below the clear counter on which the dolls are placed.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Teacher's Daily Lesson Plan Sheet about a Doll Collection]

Description: A teacher's daily lesson plan sheet used to formulate questions for a student to answer in order to clarify a research paper on a doll collection for a history class at Marfa High School, titled "Mrs. Pruett's Dollarama" by Rebecca Ann Espinosa. The page numbers to the left of the page corresponds to the page(s) of the "Dollarama" paper; under each page number are the subsequent corrections or concerns the teacher has with a specific point in Rebecca Espinosa's paper.
Date: 1974
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of Dolls]

Description: Photograph of part of Ida Mae Pruett's doll collection displayed on shelves. Eight dolls stand on the top shelf, one with a large blue dress, and three dolls stand below them. In the foreground, the head of a large doll can be seen, but its body is out of frame.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Grandmother's Doll Collection

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about a doll collection comprised of three hundred dolls representing every era from 1400 C.E. to the 1970s. The collection includes dolls of all sizes and shapes, styles and colors, and from different countries. This paper includes a small section on the process of making dolls, pieces of furniture the author's grandmother uses to display her dolls at her home, and the likeness of a number of dolls from the author's collection.
Date: 1970
Creator: Brandon, Lindy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Treasures of the Past - February 1966]

Description: Monthly publication containing an article about the hobby of collecting dolls used in a research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about doll collections. The article, "Treasures of the Past" (18-19 p.), discusses the utilization of different materials in doll-making, briefly touches on historical aspects of doll-making, and features pictures of dolls from many different collectors.
Date: February 1966
Creator: Culley, Ann
Partner: Marfa Public Library