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Sunday, September 23, 2012

Photos of Birmingham, Al's Friendship Doll from Japan (1928)

Here are the feet and lower half of the Birmingham Friendship Doll

Here is Billye photographing Miss Iwate in her trunk.

Here is the top of the trunk that Miss Iwate was sent to Birmingham in.

Miss Iwate was accompanied by many objects - furniture, tea sets, parasol, etc.  Check out this website to see the many objects accompanying the doll, including furniture, tea set, her own dolls, etc.

To read more about the history of the 58 Friendship Dolls sent to the children of the U.S. in 1928 from Japan, click on the following site:

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