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Box 1

 Container

Contains 4 Collections and/or Records:

Barbie Liberation Organization collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 94.86
Abstract The Barbie Liberation Organization collection is a compilation of flyers, instructions, and plans for the organization’s notorious doll voice box-switching project.

Barbie Liberation Organization (BLO) planning materials, instructions, and advertisements, July 1993- January 1994

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Content Note This series contains advertisements, planning materials, and instructions from the BLO. The planning materials detail which dolls or action figures to purchase; how to switch out the voice boxes; and how to return the altered products back to store shelves. There are also advertisements that help explain the BLO’s intention and purpose.

VHS Tape 1: “News Reels” [News segments about Teen Talk Barbie and G.I. Joe voice box switch, 20:51], 1993

 File — Box: 1, Object: 1
Scope and Content Note This series houses two VHS tapes about the Barbie Liberation Organization (BLO). Tape one includes news footage about the BLO and their successful plan to switch G.I. Joe and Teen Talk Barbie voice boxes. Tape two was made by the BLO to explain their mission and purpose, as well as providing details about the voice box switch.

VHS Tape 2: “BLO” [BLO mission and instructions, 04:12], 1993

 File — Box: 1, Object: 2
Scope and Content Note This series houses two VHS tapes about the Barbie Liberation Organization (BLO). Tape one includes news footage about the BLO and their successful plan to switch G.I. Joe and Teen Talk Barbie voice boxes. Tape two was made by the BLO to explain their mission and purpose, as well as providing details about the voice box switch.