The Austin Doll Collectors Society is an organization of antique, vintage, and modern doll collectors, dealers, and artisans. We meet on the first Monday of each month and our meetings are fun and educational. We begin with refreshments and socializing, and, following our brief business meeting, there is a special doll-related program and "show and tell." The Austin Doll Collectors Society is a nonprofit organization and is a member of the United Federation of Doll Clubs.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

July 6, 2015, Meeting

The refreshment table was appropriately bedecked in red, white, and blue.

Member Ruth Cook did a program on the movie, "Gone with the Wind."

She brought many examples of memorabilia from the movie.  Ruth painted this portrait of Clark Gable as Rhett Butler

In addition to Ruth's collection, many members brought dolls inspired by the book and movie, both modern and vintage.

This sad and tattered Scarlett O'Hara was rescued from a garage sale.  She went home with a member for a little TLC in exchange for a donation toward the club's charity booth.

Member Bette Birdsong shares her "Gone with the Wind" paper dolls.

There were also some non-Southern Belles brought by members for show and tell.

This doll is a recent creation by member Faydra Jones.