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Country Toys: Before Toys R Us

Here are some photos that I took for Wildwood Dean (my dad) for his programs about the toys made during the 1940s by country boys and girls.  You can see how to make a few of these toys on his site “Instructions for Making Your Own Fun … Country Style“.  We had a great time building and playing with these toys!  If you have a chance to see the program – don’t miss it!  You will be rolling in the floor when dad tells the story of letting the Whirligig go in the girl’s hair at school, or the story about the little cowboy (dad) getting the best of the Indian (Uncle Delton) in the smokehouse…

William playing the bull fiddle

William playing the bull fiddle

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