A tribute doll to Claudette Colvin who at age 15 was arrested for not giving her bus seat to a white woman in Birmingham, AL. #Jimcrowera, #segregatedsouth #civilrights #blackhistory
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Sarah Collins Tribute Doll
A tribute doll to the fifth little girl, a survivor of the 16th Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. #blackhistory #blackdollhistory #ooakblackdoll
Destiny – A Ruby Bridges Tribute
Destiny was inspired by Ruby Nell Bridges, who at age six in 1960 became the first Black child to enroll in William Franz Elementary School in New Orleans.
Name: Emmet Made by and When: Starkey’s Daughter Cloth Dolls, 2018 Material: Wool-blend (face, arms, and legs); cotton-blend (head and torso); all stuffed with polyfil Marks: Signed and dated by the artist Height: 20 inches (without the hat) 22 inches (with the hat) Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Dark brown fleece hair/painted facial features with light brown eyes, smilingContinue reading “Emmet”