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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: "Barbara Mann" <IrisMaven@msn.com>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Feb 1997 04:33:43 -0700 (MST)

From: 	iris-l@rt66.com on behalf of jlsylves
Sent: 	Sunday, February 16, 1997 4:31 PM
To: 	Multiple recipients of list
Subject: 	RE: was 4 O'Clocks, now Hollyhock dolls

 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 
> >don't know how to make dolls out of hollyhock flowers that little girls 
> >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 
> 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

And I made them here (okay, in Los Alamos, but that's only 35 miles from here) 
in the mid-fifties.  I thought they were universal.

Barb, In Santa Fe

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