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Puppeteer

Helen Joseph

Called the “grandmother of American puppetry“ for her definitive history of puppets and marionettes, Helen Haiman Joseph was also known for her own practice of the craft as a talented designer and director.

Cora Baird

In a reverse of the usual sequence of events, Cora Eisenberg Baird started playing with dolls when she grew up and got married to puppeteer Bil Baird.

Shari Lewis

Shari Lewis won twelve Emmy awards for her children’s programming which featured puppets on variety shows and children’s shows, including Lamb Chop’s Play-Along.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Puppeteer." (Viewed on November 22, 2014) <http://jwa.org/taxonomy/term/23073>.

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