1926 - Plans proceed for Friendship Dolls of Japanese-American goodwill.
1927 - Arrival of "Dolls" in February.
1927 - "Torei Ningyo" (Dolls of Gratitude) are sent to America in November.
Picture from the Time the Doll Was Given
Osawa Elementary School at This Time
1931 - Manchurian Incident in September. Japanese army begins military actions.
1943 - The Allied Forces, led by the US, counterattack everywhere. In Japan, English and American musical jazz is prohibited. The English language is banned. Newspapers contain articles that the "Blue-eyed Dolls" should be considered as enemies.
To Page on Martha Heath at This
1945 - End of World War II.
1988 - The "Blue-eyed Doll" was discovered at Osawa Elementary School.
To Page on Martha Heath at This Time
1995 - Sara was given as Martha's younger sister.
To Page on "Assembly to Welcome Sara"
1995 - The movie "The Story of the Blue-eyed Doll" was shown at Osawa Elementary School.
To "The Story of the Blue-eyed Doll" Page
1996 - "Meeting of the Blue-eyed Dolls" took place.
To Page on Talk of Mr. Ikeda, Former Principal
To "Blue-eyed Dolls" Page