Lah-ti-da Paperdoll and Playhouse

Name: Lah-ti-da Paperdoll and Playhouse (Felicia)

Published By and When: A Lah-ti-da Creation, 1978

Sizes: 9-inch paper doll and stand

Description: The package includes a 9-inch paper doll of Felicia and a stand, a reading story, six clothes in color, two clothes to color, a folding house front, one living room, two easy-to-bake recipes, and six toys.

Other: The illustrated doll, Felicia, has authentic facial features to appropriately represent a Black child. A cardstock tag stapled to the plastic package reads, “This doll, story, and artifacts delight any child who asks how people lived during the 1940s. The story is authentic. The events happened to a real woman when she was a child.”

Gallery (Photos of Felicia’s story and one side of the fashion sheet were made possible by a duplicate Lah-ti-da paper doll donation from Carol Clark.)


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Published by DeeBeeGee

Doll collector, historian, co-founder of the first e-zine devoted to collecting black dolls; author of black-doll reference books, doll blogs, and doll magazine articles.

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