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Black Doll Show & Sale


  • Cottagers Corner 57 Pequot Avenue Oak Bluffs, MA, 02557 United States (map)

The Cottager's Inc. will be hosting their first Black Doll Show at Cottager's Corner on August 10 and 11 in honor of Richard Henry Boyd (1843-1922) who built the first Black doll factory for manufacturing Black dolls with appropriate and beautiful facial features.  Through these dolls Mr. Boyd taught Black children a lesson in "race pride and race development which would not result in race suicide."  He fought to eradicate the hideous, stereotypical caricatures that existed during his time and continue to be depicted as a representation of African American people.  The master artists in this show are continuing his legacy.

August 10 & 11 from 10am - 5pm

Earlier Event: August 6
An Evening in Paris Fashion Show
Later Event: August 17
BLING ....... Dance, Dance, Dance!