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DoLores Hadley (1926-99) was born in Kansas City, Missouri and died in
Independence, Missouri.

She began her puppet making endeavor by making gifts for her children on
Christmas when she was a single mom.

She started performing with her puppets for the KC Parks & Rec
Department in the late 60s, and in 1973 she began an association with
the Worlds of Fun theme park in Kansas City that lasted more than 20
years. During which time her Famille was seen by millions of visitors.
Her troop performed up to 10 times every day during season.

She also performed at venues such as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art,
benefit events, schools and seminars across the country. She appeared on
TV many times with her puppets over the years and there were countless
articles written about her as well.

We are honored and excited to offer marionettes, puppets, drawings,
paintings, stage props and more from the family of this groundbreaking

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