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Catalog Number 7403-80
Title Doll; Bisque & Cloth; Woman
Object Name Doll
Description Bisque head with painted face and blonde ringlets. Wearing red taffeta dress and pleated pantalettes.
Year Range from 1830
Year Range to 1849
Culture American
Material ceramic (bisque), cloth, lace, paint, plaster
Height (in) 5.375
Width (in) 4.25
Depth (in) 0.37
People Stastny, Olga (Sadilek), 1878-1952
History From the collection of Dr. Olga Stastny. Stastny was a physician, who began her practice in Omaha in 1914. During World War I, she served with the First Unit of the American Women's Hospitals (AWH) in France. In 1919 she also went to Czechoslovakia to the chair the Department of Social Service in the Social Service Training School of Prague. There, she also developed a welfare station and chaired the Health Department of the YMCA. Stastny went to Greece in 1924 working with Christian refugees from Turkey. In 1924 she also reestablished her practice in Omaha, specializing in the diseases of women. In 1925 she joined the University of Nebraska College of Medicine faculty. In 1943 she gave up private practice and became the medical director of the Supreme Forest Woodman Circle Insurance Company. She died in 1952 at the age of 74.
Credit line Dr. Olga Stastny, Omaha (Douglas), Nebraska
Collection Stastny, Dr. Olga