First produced in 1959, this doll, like many Madame Alexander dolls, could serve important emotional and educational purposes, teaching a child about caring for others or acting as a helpful companion to one struggling with an illness.
Jewish Women's Archive. "Marybel Gets Well doll." (Viewed on June 19, 2013) <http://jwa.org/media/marybel-gets-well-doll>.
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