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The Center for the Humanities Toy Collection (MGHL00022)

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Games

Science and Math

Dolls and Figurines

Political

Miscellaneous



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The Center for the Humanities Toy Collection (MGHL00022), 1906-2012 | MGHL Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

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Collection Overview

Title: The Center for the Humanities Toy Collection (MGHL00022), 1906-2012Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:bulk 1970-2012

ID: MGHL/mghl00022

Extent: 60.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Items are arranged by toy type.

The contents of the collection are arranged as follows:

Series 1: Games

Series 2: Science and Math Sets

Series 3: Dolls and Figures

Series 4: Political Ephemera

Series 5:Miscellaneous

Date Acquired: 00/00/2015. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Center for the Humanities.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes toys and games along with political ephemera ranging from the early 1900s through 2012.

Subject/Index Terms

Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Center for the Humanities.

Administrative Information

Repository: MGHL Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

Accruals: There are no accruals.

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions to access.

Use Restrictions:

Some Restrictions, please contact the Modern Graphic History Library Curator at (314) 935-7741 of spec@wumail.wustl.edu.

Users of the collection must read and abide by the Rules for the use of Modern Graphic History Library Materials.

Users of the collections who wish to use items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication (as defined in the form) must sign and submit to the Washington University Department of Special Collections a hard copy of the notification of intent to publish Modern Graphic History Library materials form.

All publication not covered by fair use restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder.

Acquisition Method: The collection was transferred to the Modern Graphic History Library from the Center for Humanities in 2015.

Preferred Citation: Center for Humanities Toy Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections

Processing Information: This collection was processed by Alexandra White in 2015


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Series 4: PoliticalAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: 2 Al Sharpton Campaign Pins, 2004Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
These two pins are representing the Reverend Al Sharpton who ran for President in 2004. Each pin in 2.25" in diameter.
Item 2: 6 Dukakis Presidential Campaign Pins, 1988Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Michael Stanley Dukakis served as the 65th and 67th Governor of Massachusetts, from 1975 to 1979 and 1983 to 1991 respectively.  He ran for president in 1988 with his running partner Lloyd Bentsen.  There are six total pins including two "For President 1988 Dukakis" (2.25"), "Dukakis-Bentsen" (2.25"), two "Dukakis Bentsen '88 AMerica Needs New Leadership" (2.25"), and "New Leadership in '88 Dukakis-Bentsen" (3")
Item 3: 3 Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Campaign Pins, 1956Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Republica Dwight D. Eisenhower was nicknamed "ike" and ran for the forty-second Presidential elections in 1952 winning, and becoming the first republican in a string of democrats since 1932.  His running partner was Richard "Dick" Nixon.  He also won in the 1956 election which is when these pins are from. Includes "I Still like Ike" (1"), "I Like Ike Even Better" (1"), and " I like Ike and Dick" (1").
Item 4: 6 George W. Bush Presidential Campaign Pins, 2004Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Six pins total from the 2004 Presidential Campaign with Dick Cheney.  "Now More Than Ever in 2004" ( 2.25"), "Republican Women for Bush Cheney" (2.25"), "Home Sweet Home Re-Elect Bush Cheney" (2.25"), "Re-Elect Our First Family George & Laura Bush" (2.25"), "Re-Elect our President George W. Bush" (2.25"), and "Re-Elect America's Leaders 2004" (3").
Item 5: 2 Goldwater Presidential Pins, 1964Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Barry Goldwater ran for President in 1964 along with William E Miller his running partner for Vice-President, he was a Senator from Arizona and was a Republican party.
Item 6: Gus Hall & Jarvis Tyner Presidential Campaign Pin, 1972Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Gus Hall was leader of the CPUSA (Communist Party USA)and ran for president four times starting in 1972, 1976, 1980, and 1984.  His running partner for vice presidency was Jarvis Tyner.  1976 was Hall's most succesful campaign after the Watergate scandal finding himself in eigth place.
Item 7: 3 Jesse L. Jackson Presidential Campaign Pins, 1984,1988Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
"For President:Jesse L. Jackson" (1988) and two "For President 1984:Jesse L. Jackson" (1984) all are 2.25" diameter.
Item 8: 5 Mondale Presidential Campaign Pins, 1984Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Campaign pins for Walter Mondal who served as Vice-President under Jimmy Carter.  Geraldine Anne Ferraro  was his Vice-Presidential running mate who was an American attorney, a Democratic Party politician, and a member of the United States House of Representatives. She was the first female vice presidential candidate representing a major American political party. Includes five pins total; "Mondal-Ferraro For New Leadership" (1.75"), "Mondal-Ferraro" (1.5"), "Mondale" (1.5"), "Mondale-Ferraro" (2.25"), "Mondale Ferraro:nea 1984" (2.25").
Item 9: 11 Wallace : 1972 Campaign Pins, 1972Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Total of eleven pins, "Wallace for President" (1.5"diameter), "Wallace LeMay" (1.5"), "Wallace for President:Stand Up for America" (1"), "Wallace for President" (1"), "Wallace for Governor:Our Kind of Man" (1.5"), "Wallace '72" (1"), "Wallace for President" with portrait (1.5"), "Stand Up For America: Wallace-LeMay" (1.5), two missing pins
Box 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: Ann Coulter Action FigureAdd to your cart.
From America's Real Action Heroes and talkingpresidents.comthis is a talking Ann Coulter doll.  Ann Coulter was a lawyer and author, who became a political correspondent figure because of her writing and frequenting many shows. Coulter is known for her far right opinions nd the often controversial way she defends them.  Coulter was the first female action hero created by Talking Presidents Inc.
Item 2: Bigwig, 1973Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Created in 1973, Bigwig puts players into nthe world of the politically elite, where friends are almost as common as enemies and shrewd bargaining is rewarded.  To win, players must engage in deals-no matter how illegal- to be the first to get their lobby piece to the Bigwig position.  Includes, game board, eight player tokens, two dice, popular vote cards, political backing cards, media cards, play money, and information cards.
Item 3: George W. Bush Coloring Book, 2004Add to your cart.
Illustrated by Karen A. Ocker with a historical footnote by Joley Wood, this collector's edition no. A482EEG, coloring book portrays the 43rd President of the United States in political satire cartoons.
Item 4: Hail to the Chief : The Presidential Election Game, 1992Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Players compete to be declared President of the United States.  The game was produced to commemorate the bicentennial of the United States Constitution, 1987-1991 and receieved the Parent's Choice Honor Award. Includes instruction booklet, game board, four player tokens, two dice, state cards, president cards, campaign cards, and scorepad.
Item 5: President Theodore Roosevelt, 2003Add to your cart.
Toypresidents presents the President Theodore Roosevelt talking action figure speaking twenty-five unique and realistic phrases complete with accessories and biographical pamphlet.
Item 6: Obamanopoly, 2010Add to your cart.
Go from community organizer to President, raid Obama's stash, get a bailout and stay out of Gitmo.  This is an Obama themed boardgame based on the infamous game of trading properties.
Item 7: Presidents Game, 2007Add to your cart.
Master U.S. Presidential History with this new delux edition by answering questions.  Includes free poster, fifty game cards, instructions for three levels of play, reproducible activities and puzzles, study guide, bibliography and more.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Barak Obama, 2009Add to your cart.
A talking figure of the 44th President of the United States press the button and hear his historic and inspirational words.
Item 2: Barak Obama: An Action Figure We Can Believe In, 2007Add to your cart.
Action figure of the 44th President of the United States, Barak Obama with movable arms is six inches tall.
Item 3: Corkscrew Bill, 2008Add to your cart.
A fully functional corkscrew of a satiric figurine of Bill Clinton. "You'll never look sexier opening a bottle of wine!".  This figure was sold along with figures of his wife Hillary Clinton, a gag party gift that also functioned as a nutcracker.
Item 4: Dr. HillcareAdd to your cart.
Two foot tall stuffed doll with plastic face modeled as a satire of Hillary Clinton and her healthcare plans.
Item 5: George W. Bush : Presidential Jack-In-The-Box, 2001Add to your cart.
A jack-in-the-box outwardly consists of a box with a crank, this version includes a 'jack' of the 43rd President of the United States.  Box has graphics of the White House on four sides.  When the crank is turned, it plays a melody, "hail to the Chief".  At the end of the tune the lid pops open and the George W. Bush figure pops out.
Item 6: Hillary Nutcracker, 2008Add to your cart.
A fully functional nutcracker of a satiric figurine of Hillary Clinton. "What;d You Expect -- A Teddybear?".  This figure was sold along with figures of her husband of Bill Clinton as Corkscrew Bill, a fully functional bottle opener.
Item 7: John F. Kerry Presidential Deck, 2004Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Deck of "Vote Kerry" playing cards as part of campaign paraphenalia for the 2004 elections.
Item 8: Michelle Obama Bobblehead, 2009Add to your cart.
Royal Bobbles limited edition Michelle Obama bobblehead figure.  Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is the wife of the forty-fourth President of the United States, Barak Obama, and is the first Africa-American First Lady of the United States.  This limited-edition commemorates Michelle Obama, and shows her as she appears in her oficial 2009 White House portrait.
Item 9: President Abraham Lincoln Figure, 2003Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Toypresidents presents the President Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president, talking action figure speaking twenty-five unique and realistic phrases complete with accessories and biographical pamphlet.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: St. Louis Globe-Democrat : This Week Magazine, 1960Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
The October 30, 1960 This Week Magazine edition produced by the St. Louis Globe-Democrat features a "Make-it-yourself mask" and "How Words Can aMake You Rich".
Item 2: Wallace : Stand Up For America : The Story of George C. Wallace, 1968Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Liberty Lobby Presents : Stand Up For America : The Story of George C. Wallace a Liberty Lobby research staff report fifth printing revised on September 1968.  Wallace was a presidential nominee for the November fifth elections in 1968.
Item 3: Wallace : Wanted For President Poster, 1968Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
George C. Wallace Presidential campaign pariphenalia poster.
Item 4: Wallace for President : A Great Leader for America, 1972Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
George C. Wallace ran for president in 1968 and 1972.  This leaflet is from his 1972 presidential campaign and gives promotional information on why someone should vote for Wallace.
Item 5: Wallace Record : Stand Up For America, The, 1968Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
An official publication of the Wallace-for-President campaign The Wallace Record was published as a promotional piece before the November 5, 1968. This is Volume 2, No. 4.

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