Japanese Friendship Dolls - List of Friendship Dolls

List of Friendship Dolls

Over the years, a few dolls were lost or are missing, but many are still on display today. Those whose locations are known include:

  • Miss Aichi, sent to Nashville, Tennessee, present location unknown
  • Miss Akita at the Detroit Children's Museum in Detroit
  • Miss Aomori, in a private collection
  • Miss Chiba, sent to Riverside, California, present location unknown
  • Miss Chosen at the Science Center of Connecticut in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Miss Dai Nippon (or Miss Japan) at the Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
  • Miss Ehime, at Gulfport, Mississippi, destroyed in Hurricane Camille and replaced in 1988
  • Miss Fukui, sent to Salt Lake City, present location unknown
  • Miss Fukuoka at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in Eugene, Oregon
  • Miss Fukushima, sent to Houston, now in a private collection
  • Miss Gifu at the Cleveland Museum of Art in Cleveland
  • Miss Gunma, sent to Brooklyn, present location unknown
  • Miss Hiroshima at the Baltimore Museum of Art in Baltimore
  • Miss Hokkaido at the Putnam Museum of History and Natural Science in Davenport, Iowa
  • Miss Hyogo at the St. Joseph Museum in Saint Joseph, Missouri
  • Miss Ibaraki (Tsukuba Kasumi) at the Milwaukee Public Museum in Milwaukee - the Messenger of Friendship is again on display due to the tsunami and earthquake in Japan
  • Miss Ishikawa at that Montana Historical Society in Helena, Montana
  • Miss Iwate at the Birmingham Public Library in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Miss Kagawa at the North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Miss Kagoshima at the Phoenix Museum of History in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Miss Kanagawa, sent to Eugene, Oregon, present location unknown
  • Miss Kanto-shu, sent to Manchester, New Hampshire, now in a private collection
  • Miss Karafuto, sent to Wilmington, Delaware, confused with Miss Nagano
  • Miss Kobe-shi, sent to Stamford, Connecticut, present location unknown
  • Miss Kochi at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh
  • Miss Kumamoto, sent to New Orleans, present location unknown
  • Miss Kyoto-fu at Boston Children's Museum in Boston
  • Miss Kyoto-shi at the Arkansas Museum of Discovery in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Miss Miyazaki, sent to Minneapolis, Minnesota, present location unknown
  • Miss Mie at the University of Nebraska State Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Miss Miyagi, sent to Topeka, Kansas, now in a private collection
  • Miss Nagano, sent to Providence, Rhode Island, now at the Delaware Historical Society in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Miss Nagasaki (Tamako) at the Rochester Museum and Science Center in Rochester, New York
  • Miss Nagoya-shi at the Atlanta History Center in Atlanta
  • Miss Nara at the Idaho Historical Museum in Boise, Idaho
  • Miss Oita at the Springfield Science Museum in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Miss Okayama at the North Dakota State University Textile Collection in Fargo, North Dakota
  • Miss Okinawa at the Cincinnati Art Museum in Cincinnati
  • Miss Osaka-fu, sent to Newark, New Jersey, now at the Ohio Historical Society in Columbus, Ohio
  • Miss Osaka-shi at the Newark Museum in Newark, New Jersey
  • Miss Saga, sent to Philadelphia, present location unknown
  • Miss Saitama at the Charleston Museum in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Miss Shiga, sent to Miami, present location unknown
  • Miss Shimane at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis in Indianapolis
  • Miss Shizuoka at the Kansas City Museum in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Miss Taiwan at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County in Los Angeles
  • Miss Tochigi, sent to Charleston, West Virginia, present location unknown
  • Miss Tokushima at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture in Spokane, Washington
  • Miss Tokyo-fu, sent to Richmond, Virginia, present location unknown
  • Miss Tokyo-shi, sent to New York City, present location unknown
  • Miss Tottori at the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society in Pierre, South Dakota
  • Miss Toyama at the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Miss Wakayama at the Nevada Historical Society in Reno, Nevada
  • Miss Yamagata at the Maine State Museum in Augusta, Maine
  • Miss Yamaguchi, sent to Chicago, now at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Miss Yamanashi at the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Miss Yokohama-shi, at the Denver Public Library through the 1990s when it was entrusted to Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys after being restored

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