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front Bangwell Putt rag doll
Clarissa Field of Northfield, Massachusetts, was born blind in 1765 and her doll's carefully constructed fingers suggest the importance of touch in Clarissa's world.
front Doll "Diana"
c. 1887
Like many other toys in the 19th century, cloth dolls were generally not purchased but made at home by a family member or friend; in this case, an aunt made "Diana" for her young Medford, Massachusetts, niece.
front Fan
c. 1800
Women used fans not only to cool off, but also as a prop to convey non-verbal signals in social situations.
front Doll "Chloe"
c. 1900
This cloth African American doll suggests that children like Eleanor Stevens of Greenfield, Massachusetts, to whom this doll named Cloe belonged, were made aware of racial differences at an early age.
front Campaign Banner for William Henry Harrison
Nov 30, 1839
In the 1840 presidential campaign, the Whig Party employed typical Democratic Party tactics, by portraying their candidate, William Henry Harrison, as a common American pioneer.


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