J.J. Fun Pal

Created by
Shindana Toys, founded 1968
Subject of
Jimmie Walker, American, born 1947
Good Times, American, 1974 - 1979
Medium
vinyl , cloth , batting
Dimensions
15 3/4 x 4 5/16 x 2 9/16 in. (40 x 11 x 6.5 cm)
Type
dolls
Place made
South Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1975
Description
Tall, soft, floppy, and posable doll with sculpted vinyl head in the likeness of "J.J." from the television show Good Times. Doll is dressed in denim bucket hat, silk-screened long johns with DYN-O-MITE across the front, a pocket, and initials on back.
Topic
African American
Business
Sitcoms
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Roderic T. Reece
Object number
2014.2ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Toys and Games
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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