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Objects Shirley Temple doll, 1935
Shirley Temple doll, 1935

Made by Ideal Novelty and Toy Co., New York, NY

This celebrity doll was designed by Molly Goldman for Ideal and was introduced in 1934. The Shirley Temple doll, modeled after the child movie star of the 1930s, was one of America's most popular dolls during this time.

Gift of Mrs. H. Louis Auten, Oak Park, IL, from the Elizabeth M. King collection (701536)

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