Artifacts in the Park Forest House Museum

1947frig plaid_dress_ front6-2008
1947 GE Refridgerator Plaid school dress
14in.babydollandmr.bimzippybook2-2008 howdydoodydoll
Zippy the Chimp book, with Mr. Bim, Zippy imitator. Howdy Doody doll, Slinky, castinettes and children's books.


All images photographed and copyrighted by  Jane Nicoll, 2008.


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