WOMEN: Peace in the Nursery

In the Hotel Breslin in Manhattan something was going on that would have delighted. It was a toy fair at which the toy manufacturers were convened to display their tempting devices: kiddy cars, little red sleds, drums, dolls, waddling ducks, electric railroad trains, blocks, toy ships, toy soldiers and whatnot.

Into this paradise stepped a group of women. There were Mrs. John Jay White, Mrs. Henry Villard (wife of the journalist-financier Henry Villard, daughter of William Lloyd Garrison, famed abolitionist, mother of Oswald Garrison Villard, editor of the Nation), Mrs. J. Sergeant...

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