Baby doll used by Northside Center for Child Development

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Manufactured by
Effanbee Doll Company, American, founded 1912
Subject of
Dr. Clark, Kenneth, American, 1914 - 2005
Clark, Mamie, American, 1917 - 1983
Medium
thermoplastic, polyvinyl chloride
Dimensions
15 1/4 x 7 x 4 in. (38.7 x 17.8 x 10.2 cm)
Type
baby dolls
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1968
Description
An African American baby doll. The doll has open- and close- eye functionality and wears a cloth diaper.
Topic
African American
Children
Play
Race relations
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kate Clark Harris in memory of her parents Kenneth and Mamie Clark, in cooperation with the Northside Center for Child Development
Object number
2012.99.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Toys and Games
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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