Monday, June 15, 2009

France "Liberty Doll"

"Liberty Dolls" were used to promote coffee, newspapers and other products. I'm guessing these were of the post-World War I era. She's holding a copy of the Hartford Courant, one of the oldest newspapers in the U.S. If you look closely, you can read the headlines; one seems to refer to the League of Nations: "Smaller Nations Hold Out for Greater Powers; Two Articles Agreed On."

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