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A Child of The Civil War: Nettie Dimond of Manchester NH (1864-1916)

The sweet face of Nettie Alberta Dimond looks out from the delicate, gem-sized tintype photograph. In her arms she holds a doll, probably one considered a China doll, with a glazed porcelain china head.  Unglazed dolls were called Parian dolls. … Continue reading

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Winchester New Hampshire Businesswoman, Persis Foster (Eames) Albee (1836-1914)

Persis F.E. Albee  is so famous that a unique Barbie doll was created in her honor.

She has been called “The Mother … Continue reading

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Meredith New Hampshire Doll Maker Barbara Annalee (Davis) Thorndike (1915-2002)

Barbara Annalee Davis was born in Concord New Hampshire in 1915.

About 1934, she began to design dolls and … Continue reading

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Annalee Thorndike

Her company, Annalee Mobilitee Dolls, Inc., which was incorporated in 1954, has become one of the country's premier makers of … Continue reading

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