Collecting Your Family Tree

Written by Gayle Olson

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From here you move backwards, one generation at a time. You can interview cousins, aunts and uncles, grandparents and great-grandparents. You will be surprised what a great start you will have.



Your family detective kit will start with notebooks, pens and pencils. A glossary of genealogy terms is helpful too! Large envelopes or plastic boxes are good for keepingrepparttar photographs and documents you collect on your quest. A filing system to keep you organized is very important. You might want to purchase a commercial software program to record your information. Some software allows you to insert scanned pictures, and finally publish your own family book!

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Madame Alexander Dolls

Written by Gayle Olson

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Under Madame Alexander's direction, The Alexander Doll Company introduced a series of "firsts" that have shapedrepparttar doll industry!

creating composition dolls with painted features and sleep eyes using distinctive face molds bringing feature baby dolls to market creating dolls in honor of living people issuingrepparttar 116345 first doll based on a licensed character which led torepparttar 116346 creation of dolls based on characters from popular motion pictures pioneeringrepparttar 116347 use of hard plastic as a new medium forrepparttar 116348 creation of dolls introducingrepparttar 116349 first full-figure haute couture (Cissy ) who, in 1956 and 1957 was used in ads for Yardley toiletries and cosmetics that appeared in magazines like Ladies Home Journal and Mc Calls.

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