Women of Valor



Beatrice Alexander, 1895 - 1990

Published Sources

"The Amazing Doll Designer." The Toy Manufacturer, September 1962, 8-9.

Axe, John. "Doll Reader Interview at the Alexander Doll Company Factory." Doll Reader, November 1983, 98-102.

——. "Exclusive Doll Reader Interview with Madame Alexander." Doll Reader, April 1984, 86-89.

Brown, Vivian. "Dolls for the Bicentennial." Titusville Herald, March 25, 1975.

Calvert, Catherine. "Madame Alexander: Dolls and Dreams." Town and Country, December 1983, 46+.

Cook, Joan. "A Doll Designer Makes Children's Clothes, Too." New York Times, November 8, 1963.

Curtis, Betty. "These dolls are so real they seem to have souls." Boston Herald, August 11, 1967.

Cushman, Sandi. "They're real dolls, and you can't beat that these days." Daily News, November 5, 1974.

"Dolls—Made in America." Fortune, December 1936, 103-109+.

Fawcett, Clara H. "Meet Madame Alexander, Queen of the Modern Doll World." Hobbies, April 1966, 40+.

Finnegan, Stephanie, et. al. Madame Alexander Dolls: An American Legend. Portfolio Press, 1999.

Goddu, Krystyna Poray. "A Personal Profile: Madame Alexander." Dolls: The Collector's Magazine, November 1988, 58-61+.  

"I Remember Madame." Doll Reader, August 1988.

Kwolek-Folland, Angel. Incorporating Women: A History of Women and Business in the United States. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1998.

"Madam Alexander and her Dolls," Palm Beach Times, March 6, 1970.

Moore, Dorothy P. and E. Holly Buttner. Women Entrepreneurs: Moving Beyond the Glass Ceiling. London: Sage Publications, 1997.

Price, Marjorie. "Meet Mrs. Santa Claus." Independent Woman, December 1940, 388-390.

Scott, Dorey Finn. "Madame Alexander A Living Doll." Palm Beach Daily News, March 7, 1982.

"She put fashion in the dollhouse." Business Week, December 24, 1966, 61-63.

"These Dolls are So Real They Seem to Have Souls," Boston Herald, August 11, 1967.

Zophy, Angela Howard. Handbook of American Women's History. New York: Garland Publishing, 1990.

Archival Sources

Alexander Doll Company, Inc.: Newspaper clippings, photographs, and documents relating to development of Alexander Doll Company, Inc.

New York Public Library, Dorot Jewish Division: Madame Beatrice Alexander Oral History, 1982, in the William E. Wiener Oral History Library of the American Jewish Committee, American Jewish Women of Achievement series.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Women of Valor - Beatrice Alexander - Bibliography." (Viewed on April 24, 2014) <http://jwa.org/womenofvalor/alexander/bibliography>.