FAMOUS AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN PAPER DOLLS

FAMOUS AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN PAPER DOLLS
FAMOUS AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN PAPER DOLLS
Item# 9780486277547
Regular price: $8.95
Sale price: $4.99

This full-color paper doll collection pays tribute to that struggle and accomplishments of black women in America. Included are 16 costumed dolls each with one additional costume depicting such notable African American women as Phillis Wheatley, an early American poet; Sojourner Truth, preacher and abolitionist; educator Mary McLeod Bethune; twentieth-century novelist Zora Neale Hurston; tennis player Althea Gibson; Rosa Parks, the "mother" of the civil rights movement; opera star Leontyne Price; writer, poet, and actress Maya Angelou; and eight other distinguished women: Pauline Cushman; "Madam" C. J. Walker, Patricia Roberts Harris, Shirley Chisholm, Mae C. Jemison, Barbara Jordan, Judith Jamison, and Toni Morrison.

Carefully researched and accurately illustrated, these figures will provide paper doll enthusiasts with hours of inspirational entertainment as well as giving students of history an opportunity to learn about the lives and careers of a number of America's most distinguished black women.