The Shirley Temple Archive
circa 2011 - a collection of all things Shirley Temple

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"When I was 14, I was the oldest I ever was.
I’ve been getting younger ever since..."
Miss Shirley Temple

bostonreview:

"Eventually most child labor was abolished in the West, and childhood evolved into a long period of incompetence and dependency… Yet there remains one category of child who is both economically valuable and emotionally priceless: the child actor.”
-Judith Butler reviews John F. Kasson’s provocative book on the most famous child actor of them all: Shirley Temple and the Myth of Innocence
http://bostonreview.net/books-ideas/judith-levine-john-kasson-shirley-temple

bostonreview:

"Eventually most child labor was abolished in the West, and childhood evolved into a long period of incompetence and dependency… Yet there remains one category of child who is both economically valuable and emotionally priceless: the child actor.”

-Judith Butler reviews John F. Kasson’s provocative book on the most famous child actor of them all: Shirley Temple and the Myth of Innocence

http://bostonreview.net/books-ideas/judith-levine-john-kasson-shirley-temple

keeper-of-the-purple-twilight:

Shirley Temple, 1938.

keeper-of-the-purple-twilight:

Shirley Temple, 1938.

Shirley Temple in Boston, 1938. (Boston Public Library)

Shirley Temple in Boston, 1938. (Boston Public Library)

Promotional photograph for Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, 1938.

Promotional photograph for Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, 1938.

Little Miss Broadway, 1938.

Little Miss Broadway, 1938.

Shirley Temple and Gloria Stuart, 1938.

Shirley Temple and Gloria Stuart, 1938.

Shirley Temple in Washington D.C, 1938.

Shirley Temple in Washington D.C, 1938.

Shirley Temple attends a party in Boston, 1938. (Boston Public Library)

Shirley Temple in Boston, 1938. (Boston Public Library)

Shirley Temple in Boston, 1938. (Boston Public Library)

Shirley Temple and J. Edgar Hoover, 1938.

Shirley Temple and J. Edgar Hoover, 1938.

Shirley Temple, promotional portrait for Little Miss Broadway, 1938. Published in 1939.

Shirley Temple, promotional portrait for Little Miss Broadway, 1938. Published in 1939.

Shirley Temple in Little Miss Broadway, 1938.

Shirley Temple in Little Miss Broadway, 1938.

Shirley Temple decorating Easter Eggs, 1938.

Shirley Temple decorating Easter Eggs, 1938.

Shirley Temple in Boston, 1938. (Boston Public Library)

Shirley Temple in Boston, 1938. (Boston Public Library)

Shirley Temple, 1938.

Shirley Temple, 1938.