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Beatrice Alexander Describes the Teaching Power of Dolls, 1978

Beatrice Alexander describes the teaching power of dolls, 1978.

Courtesy of the Alexander Doll Company.

Author(s)
Alexander, Beatrice
Date / time
1978
Transcript
"Some people think that dolls are only for children. They are wrong if they think only a child can learn from a doll. Dolls can teach us all an important lesson: how to live in peace. On the shelf, the African woman stands next to the Chinese peasant, the Indian stands shoulder to shoulder with the French aristocrat. These little people never speak an unkind word. They bear silent witness to the power of love. In their tiny world there are no wars and no hatred. They reflect the beauty around them and quietly point the way for us to follow."
Institution
Alexander Doll Company

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