- The doll people. McLaughlin, M. // Country Living;Mar1992, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p18
Recounts the author's memories of playing with paper dolls as a child. Choosing dolls and costumes; Games played with the dolls; Observation that paper dolls are becoming more adults' toys and collectors' items; Thoughts on why today's children are not as enthusiastic about paper dolls.
- More dolls of color. Bryant, J.S. // Black Enterprise;Dec91, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p18
Comments on the fast sales growth of ethnic dolls. Impact of ethnic dolls on the toy manufacturing industry; Deal struck between Yla Eason, president of Olmec Corp. and Hasbro Inc. to infuse money into her 6-year-old firm; The `Imani' doll; Other black owned firms including Golden Ribbons...
- Dolls ring in the season. Reysen, Frank // Playthings;Nov97, Vol. 95 Issue 11, p40
Focuses on a variety of dolls. Where the dolls are sold; Prices of the dolls; Information on the dollar and unit sales for 1995 and 1996.
- Gorby gets all dolled up. // Scholastic Update;12/6/91, Vol. 124 Issue 7, p24
Features a new set of Russian nesting dolls, called `matryoshkas.' Focus on political figures that range in size according to power level; Comparison with traditional matryoshkas.
- Making harvest corn dollies. Kidd, Randy // Mother Earth News;Aug/Sep92, Issue 133, p41
Discusses how to properly make harvest corn dollies from corn stalks. Corn dollies were originally designed to represent the harvest gods; The first step to making them; Temper the stalks by soaking them for 20 to 40 minutes in cool to lukewarm water; A few different techniques used in...
- Lessons to be learned. // Gifts & Decorative Accessories;Feb1994, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p50
Introduces educational soft sculpture dolls. Angels in silver-lined clouds; Press 'n Dress clothes; Dolls with shapes and patterns; Roomies with Velcro body parts.
- Compo corner. Schoonmaker, Patricia N. // Doll Reader;Nov96, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p24
Presents questions and answers as they relate to the manufacturing and restoration of dolls. Details on the age of a Patsy Baby doll; How to decide on the restoration of a doll; Other answers as they relate to dolls.
- I-De-Lite--the of a lifetime. Mertz, Ursula R. // Doll Reader;Nov96, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p34
Presents information on the I-De-Lite doll which was introduced by the Ideal Novelty & Toy Company in 1930. Origins of the doll; Description of the doll; Manufacturing of other dolls by various companies; Reasons for collector's discomfort with the components of the Dy-Dee Baby doll's head.
- Eye on antiques. Foulke, Jan // Doll Reader;Nov96, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p38
Presents questions and answers concerning various aspects relating to antique dolls. Identification of the Max Rader Doll; Information on the Sonneberger Porzellanfabrik dolls; Other details as they relate to antique dolls.