The Betsy McCall paper doll was first published in McCall's magazine in May of 1951. Here we will bring you as many of these vintage paper dolls as we can find. If you have one that we do not have listed here, please be sure to submit it using the form at the bottom of the page.
This set is called Betsy McCall visits Pollyanna. I absolutely love the three dresses here. They remind me so much of the dresses my mother used to buy me at Sears for 3 for $9.00!
This set is titled Betsy McCall takes a trip down the Mississippi. It includes the doll and three blue outfits. Remember McCall's is famously known for sewing patterns as well and I think these dolls were made to encourage mothers to sew for their little girls.
Here is a set from McCall's patterns. It includes some spring and summer time dresses for Betsy.
Betsy McCall visits a county fair includes Betsy and a fall outfit, plus two fall/winter coats.
Betsy McCall visits Radio City includes our favorite doll and three very pretty dresses perfect for going out on the town.
In this set she takes a trip on the California Zephyr. It includes an adorable dress with a smock, another dress, and a pair of pajamas and a lantern in her hand.
Here is one about her visiting her Grandma for Christmas. It includes the doll, of course, plus three Christmas outfits.
What little girl doesn't love going to the ballet?
This page is devoted to our little darling visiting the Festival of Roses. Is there anything this girl doesn't do? LOL
An Easter time page. The yellow dresses are so beautiful. She is off to see her lovely Grandma again!
Two new Betsy McCall dresses. This must have been to hold readers over until the next issue. Super cute!
Betsy McCall visits Leonard Bernstein. The bottom dress is especially adorable.
Here is Betsy out to dinner with her parents and with three lovely dresses to choose from.
Another Christmas page. This page also features her cousin, Barbara McCall.
Here is a page about Betsy visiting McCall's Magazine. Love this one!
In this page she visits the United Nations! Wow! Love the school dress and the red coat!
A dolls' fashion show. How cool!
A page with her visiting the White House.
Here is a page where our Betsy McCall paper doll visits West Point. This girl did everything!
A Valentine's Day Betsy page!
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