Dolls and Toys from the Milwaukee WPA Project at MOWA


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These dolls were made as part of a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project in Milwaukee in the 1930s.

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This is the pattern used to make a 22″ doll. It is dated 1935.

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This image shows women working on various crafts for the project. All of the photographs in this post were taken at the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) in West Bend, Wisconsin.

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