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Black Dolls Tell a Story of Play—and Resistance—in America

A new exhibition traces the toys’ history from handmade cloth figures to an American Girl character

Smithsonian Magazine

Nora McGreevy, Daily Correspondent

February 16, 2022

Exhibition: The Dolls’ House


National Museum of American History

Behring Center