Doll News Summer 2015 - (Page 156)
UFDC Region 14 Conference
Registration Chair Sally Grifﬁn sits between
Shaker Doll Club members Diane Elander (L) and
Nancy Kiyonaga (R) as they greet attendees to
Region 14's conference, Golden Memories.
Shaker Doll Club
She also presented
program, "Fun and
Funky at 50," during
the opening night's
ice cream and cake
party to celebrate
the Shaker Doll
Club's 50th birthday.
Members of the Shaker Doll Club hosted an outstanding conference in Albany, New York.
they might have
worn in 1965.
Conference Chair Priscilla (Cilla)
McCaughin (L) and Shaker Doll
Club President Donna Mullet (R)
welcomed attendees to the
Region 14 conference.
UFDC's First Vice President
Janet Gula (L) and Second
Vice President Loretta Nardone
(R) enjoy a cup of coffee in the
"Let me pick up the tab,"
egion 14's Shaker Doll Club hosted
an outstanding regional conference
April 30 through May 3, 2015, in
Albany, New York at the Marriott Hotel.
Conference Chair Priscilla (Cilla) McCaughin
served as chairperson for the event, which
celebrated the Shaker Doll Club's ﬁftieth
anniversary as a member of UFDC.
Opening day, attendees were treated to a
special exhibit featuring Daisy Kingdom's
beautiful fabrics, organized by club member
Elaine Busta. Doll Dialogs were given by
knowledgeable Shaker Doll Club members
and covered topics such as "Ronnaug
Pettersen Dolls" by Sandy Smith; "Emma
Clear Dolls" by Charlene Mahlmann; "Sasha
Dolls" by Mary Krupp; "Madame Alexander
Dolls" by Janice Mullins; "Shaker Dolls"
by Donna Mullet; "Nancy Ann Dolls" by
Janet L. Smith; "Dolls Made from China"
Ann VanDervort; and "Gail Wilson Dolls" by
Sally Grifﬁn. That evening, while all enjoyed
birthday cake and ice cream, Shaker club
member Claire Komulainen invited attendees
back to 1965, the year their club began. "Fun
and Funky at 50" was the theme. Attendees
were invited to dress as they did in 1965.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Doll News Summer 2015
From the Editor
UFDC Offi cers and Regional Directors
A Warm Welcome to Our Newest Members / Getting to Know You – The UFDC Club President’s Survey
Fundraising Committee Report
The Marvelous Magical Betsy McCall
Betsy Original Paper Doll
The Story behind UFDC’s Emblem – Miss Unity
Steiff ’s Timeless and Beloved “Teddy Baby” Bears
Native Alaskan Dolls
Russian Stockinette Dolls
The Mark Farmer Company Story
Dress Up Fun with Betsy McCall, a Game
Tammy – The Doll You Love To Dress
The Care of An American Icon
A Study in Aesthetics: Considering the Uncanny Doll
Maternal Love – The Dolls of Anne Myatt
Patti Playpal – A Big Doll for a Little Girl
Who Dressed Betsy McCall
Heavens to Betsy!
UFDC Region 14 Conference – Golden Memories
In Our Memories
UFDC Nominating Process – 2016 Election Information for Regional Directors
News & Notes
Doll News Summer 2015