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Professor amasses head-turning collection of chalkware busts

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    Jayne Bopp, with her collection of vintage Marwal busts, began collecting the chalkware pieces 10 years ago.

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    Sociology professor Jayne Bopp began collecting vintage chalkware busts 10 years ago.

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    Some of Jayne Bopp’s collection of vintage chalkware busts was used as part of a Women’s History Month display at Leeward Community College’s library.

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    The hula girl was the first piece she bought.

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    Bopp’s most recent acquisition, The Bedouin.

When the Leeward Community College library was putting up a display for Women’s History Month, a librarian contacted professor Jayne Bopp to see whether she had any posters to add to the visual appeal. Bopp told the librarian, “Well, I have these heads …” Read more

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