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RE: was 4 O'Clocks, now Hollyhock dolls

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: RE: was 4 O'Clocks, now Hollyhock dolls
  • From: jlsylves <jlsylves@indiana.edu>
  • Date: Sun, 16 Feb 1997 16:31:31 -0700 (MST)

 Leon Adams Jr wrote:

> Clarence writes:
> >I was surprised you did not know what these were, but perhaps you are too
> >young to remember when they were popular. :)   Next you'll be telling us you
> >don't know how to make dolls out of hollyhock flowers that little girls used
> >to make...and I assume still do when they can find hollyhocks
> Clarence,
> Right you are. I was not around in the 30's & 40's , I wasn't born until 1950 
> and yes I'm here to say I have never made a Hollyhock doll, but I do grow 
> Hollyhocks. Perhaps this is a southern tradition.
> Jefrie Jenkins

Hey! I was born in 1952, and I made Hollyhock dolls, and I'm from New 
England. Judy Sylvester

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