Children and their dolls circumnavigate the Crown Point square Monday during the Hub Dollie Parade.
After two circuits around the Old Lake County Courthouse, 5-year-old Taylor Hoile, of Lowell, feeds her doll Bella during the Hub Dollie Parade on Monday on the Crown Point square. The event was part of Crown Point's Hometown Festival Days, which will continue Friday and Saturday with an art…
Susan Corbett, of Valparaiso, who specializes in making hand-carved Hitty dolls, attended the 18th annual Doll Show on Sunday at the Porter County Expo Center in Valparaiso. She's been making dolls since she was 10 years old, and this was her 10th year attending the show.
Evelyn Lindstrom was among 70 dealers at the 18th annual Doll Show on Sunday at the Porter County Expo Center in Valparaiso. She has attended the show for five years.
Dozens of Russian nesting dolls were being sold by Jan Kantor, of Michigan, on Sunday morning at the 18th annual Doll Show at the Porter County Expo Center in Valparaiso. Kantor has attended the show for 15 years in a row.
One-year-old Bailey Schaafsma is lifted up by mother Amy, right, and grandmother Sandy Schaafasma during the Dollie Parade on Monday in Crown Point.
Hailey Leluga, 6, of Crown Point, pushes her doll Monday during the Dollie Parade in Crown Point. Hometown Festivals Days will continue Friday in Crown Point with the newly combined three-day Taste of the Region and the 38th annual Arts and Crafts Festival around the square. The annual Marri…
Parents and children enjoy the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce's annual Dollie Parade on Monday in Crown Point.
Chloe Fridrich, left, and friend Jane Georgas, both of Crown Point, walk their dolls Monday during the annual Dollie Parade on the courthouse square. The parade, which is part of the Hometown Festival Days, is sponsored by the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Sue Reed, president of the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce, hands out suckers Monday during the annual Dollie Parade on the Crown Point square.
Mia Jordan, 7, of Crown Point, walks her doll in a carriage Monday during the Dollie Parade on the square.
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DeMotte resident Sarah Walsh's daughter Alyanna plays with one of the more than 100 Beanie Babies her mother collected since the early 1990s. She amassed an extensive collection over a few years, but as collective interest in the animals waned, so did Walsh's.
DeMotte resident Sarah Walsh collected more than 100 different Beanie Babies in the early 1990s.
Merrillville-Spring Mill Health Center Doll Tea event .Taylor Lollis, 9, and her doll Kit in their matching outfits.
Merrillville-Spring Mill Health Center Doll Tea event . Joe Nikruto and his daughter Isabella, 5, enjoy the Candy Bar.
Merrillville-Spring Mill Health Center Doll Tea event .
Merrillville-Spring Mill Health Center Doll Tea event . Amariee Thurman, 2, enjoys the sherbert dessert.
Merrillville-Spring Mill Health Center Doll Tea event.
President John F. Kennedy cradles both his 3-year-old daughter Caroline and her favorite Raggedy Ann rag doll in this 1960 photo.
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