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This international doll collection will highlight over 300 handcrafted miniatures from around the world. Each figure was selected to depict the culture of the native country; most of them are hand made by local artisans. Students and teachers throughout the world are welcome to use this site for school reports and projects.

This site is for educational use only; no commercial use may be made of any of the contents. All content on this site is copyrighted by Ann E. Barron, unless otherwise indicated. Every attempt has been made to secure permissions for any resource that is not original or in the public domain. Although the originators of the resources retain the copyrights, the resources may be used by teachers and students in educational settings .Please contact us if you note any oversights.

Special thanks to the following for their assistance and resources: Beau Brake (design); Jennifer Karasick (photos); Gerson Gurell (stories), Mooney's MiniFlags (flag images), L. McCollam and World Factbook (country maps), WorldAtlas.com (state maps), and the Florida Center for Instructional Technology.  Code for the some games is courtesy of Mike Capstick, Hot Potatoes, and APTE. Appreciation is also expressed to the following for their contributions of dolls, puppets, and other crafts:

For a gallery of the miniatures in various resolutions, see the Ann E. Barron Multicultural Miniatures Collection.

Country/State

Contributor

Armenia

Kim Kalaydjian

Bahamas

Brenda & Julie Barron

 Bahamas  Paula & Linda Barron
 Belgium  Rae Clark
 Belize  Ray Leslie & Andrea Rudon

Bermuda

Jennifer James

Brazil

Marcelo Foohs

Brazil

Carine Feyten

Canada

Chet Lyskawa

 Canada  Kate Kemker
 Cayman Islands  Paula & Brent Slusher
 China  Lisa Anderson

China

Archie McGee

China Yiping Lou
 China  Ping Luo
 China - Tajik  Robert McLaughlin
 Colombia  Phyllis Sweeney

Cuba

Jim & Elaine White

 Cyprus  Karen Karas

Czech Republic

Brendan Calandra

 Dominican Republic  Luis Perez
 Dominican Republic  Fotini & Eleni Karas
 Ecuador  Susan McCormack

Estonia

Michael Beversdorf

 Finland  Jaana Beversdorf

France

Sabine Siekmann

 France  Bill Kealy
 Germany  Albert Ritzhaupt

Greece

Karen Karas

Haiti

Brenda Christy

Indonesia

Doris VanKampen

India

Neil Gomes

 India  Cacilda Barros & Neil Gomes
 India  Radhika Lothe
 India  Doris VanKampen
 India  Chitra Subramaniam

Ireland

Brenda Barron

Israel

Phyllis Sweeney

 Italy  William Kealy
 Italy  Albert Ritzhaupt

Jamaica

Carol Granston

 Jamaica  Paula & Brent Slusher
 Japan  Frank Breit
 Japan  Tina Hohlfeld

Japan

Makoto Yoshii

 Japan  Anete Vasquez

Korea

EunWook Park

 Korea  Deoksoon Kim

Lebanon

Kim Kalaydjian

Malaysia

Christine Harmes

Mexico

Ruth Roux 

 Mexico  Julie Barron

Netherlands

Roy Winkelman

 Netherlands  Leora Nerge
 Netherlands  Isabelle Ceconi
 Norway  William Kealy
 Panama  Deoksoon Kim

Peru

Kim Walker

Philippines

Bonnie Beversdorf

Poland

Roy Winkelman

Russia

Bonnie Beversdorf

Russia

Roy Winkelman

 Scotland  Brenda & Arthur Christy

Scotland

Kristin Parker

 South Africa  Frank Breit
 Thailand  Darunee Dujsik
 Thailand  Steve Downey

Turkey

Maria Paul

 Turkey  Roy Winkelman
 Ukraine  Iryna Bila

USA - Alaska

Brenda Christy

 USA - Arizona  Lisa Anderson

USA - California

Jill Pable

 USA - Florida  Roy Winkelman

USA - Hawaii

Cindy LeRouge

USA - Hawaii Kim Wheeler

USA - Hawaii

Cathy Cavanaugh

 USA - Illinois  Shelley Stewart

USA - Illinois

Linda Barron

USA - Illinois

Frances Borhart

 USA - Louisiana  Brenda Barron
 USA - Texas  Margo Newman

USA - Utah

Ruth Burkett

USA - Virginia

Julie Barron

Venezuela

Juan Pernia

Venezuela

Francisco Vera

Wales

Beki Onslow

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