A classic Raggedy Ann or Andy Fabric Doll will delight a little one and take you back in time to your own childhood. Wearing their traditional outfits, these 12" dolls have button eyes, red yarn hair and friendly faces. Their names are silk-screened
Raggedy Ann and Andy: Dolls made as an anti-Vaccine statement!!! "Marcella died at age 13, shortly after being vaccinated at school for smallpox without her parents' consent. Authorities blamed a heart defect, but her parents blamed the vaccination. Gruelle became an opponent of vaccination, and the Raggedy Ann doll was used as a symbol by the anti-vaccination movement."
Any one else watch Super Circus on TV as a kid? Mary Hartline was the 'ring-lesder' - she was waaay sexy for that early in TV days with her super short skirts and sexy Jayne Mansfield voice - it ran from 1949-1956 on Sat late afternoon on ABC.
"I wanted nothing more than to be one of the heroes striding forward to bask in the gratitude and adulation of newfound allies. I wanted to mount the steps, receive my medal, and greet the throng with a sheepish grin." —p. 1