Category: Black Doll History

Marcus Mosiah Garvey

Marcus Mosiah Garvey was born on  August 17, 1887. He was dedicated to improving living conditions…

Ida Roberta Bell

Ida Roberta Bell (1904-1992) was an educator and doll artist, well known for her hand-sculpted dolls…

The First Black Doll Company

The first black-owned doll company was founded in 1911 by a formerly enslaved man named Richard…