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Toys of the '50s, '60s, and '70s

Author: Kate Roberts
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Historical Society Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Toys from the 1950s, '60s, and '70s capture the joy of play and the pure fun of being a kid. But beneath those iconic names are rich veins of nostalgia, memory, and history. These toys--and the stories of the kids, parents, child-rearing experts, inventors, manufacturers, and advertisers they affected--reflect the dynamism of American life"--
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Roberts
ISBN: 9780873519274 0873519272
OCLC Number: 864504621
Description: 216 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Kate Roberts and Adam Scher with contributions by Robert J. Smith III.

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"Toys from the 1950s, '60s, and '70s capture the joy of play and the pure fun of being a kid. But beneath those iconic names are rich veins of nostalgia, memory, and history. These toys--and the stories of the kids, parents, child-rearing experts, inventors, manufacturers, and advertisers they affected--reflect the dynamism of American life"--

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