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Darlene Bishop, Doll Collector Heyworth, August 1938

Young girl poses with doll collection, 1938.

Twelve-year-old Darlene Bishop poses with her collection of 225 dolls in August 1938. Darlene, seen here in her bedroom at the family home in Heyworth, is holding her favorite, the two-feet high walking “ma-ma” doll with the name Beverly Jane.

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp is the Librarian at the McLean County Museum of History

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