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11/30/2012

Pettus Archives Taps Childhood Memories Through Toy Exhibit

Quick Facts

 From Dec. 3 through Jan. 25, an array of toys from the past 100 years will be on display during regular Archives hours.
 Among the toys included in the exhibit are a 1920s teddy bear with a music box inside, a collection of baseball cards, a toy cupboard constructed in the early 1900s, a 1940s tow truck and a collection of My Little Ponies from the 1980s.

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ROCK HILL, S.C. - Is your favorite toy from childhood a doll, a train, or a bat and ball? You may spark some memories visiting the Louise Pettus Archives' December/January exhibit.

From Dec. 3 through Jan. 25, an array of toys from the past 100 years will be on display during regular Archives hours.

Among the toys included in the exhibit are a 1920s teddy bear with a music box inside, a collection of baseball cards, a toy cupboard constructed in the early 1900s, a 1940s tow truck and a collection of My Little Ponies from the 1980s. There are toys to interest and delight the young and the young at heart.

The exhibit is available for viewing at the Pettus Archives, located at 700 Cherry Road, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Archives will be closing for the holidays and winter break on Friday, Dec. 14 and will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 2.

For more information, call the Archives at 803/323-2334 or e-mail archives@winthrop.edu.


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