Reminder: World Doll Day is June 13th

I can’t believe this is the first time I’ve heard about this! Passing the word on…

Confessions of a Doll Collectors Daughter

The second Saturday of June is World Doll Day.  Started in 1986 by collector Mildred Seeley, I first discovered this unofficial day of celebration two years ago.  For those who are new to World Doll Day, the idea came about when Mildred wrote a note and sent it to her friends and colleagues in the doll world.

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The letter read,

“So, you have not heard of World Doll Day? This is not surprising as of an hour ago, I hadn’t conceived the idea. To make it happen. I need cooperation of every doll collector, every magazine editor, doll newsletter, doll shop, library, doll maker, mother, grand­mother, father, grandfather, and all the stray aunts and uncles. The first World Doll Day is the Second Saturday of June 1986. Give a doll to a grownup, child in the family or just a friend. If you don’t have…

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