Rose O'Neill Museum
Rose O'Neill the Activist
Welcome to the Rose O'Neill Museum
Women's rights leader working with Eleanor Roosevelt
America's First Women Cartoonist
and creator of the Kewpie Doll
First woman millionaires from her own hard work
The Museum was built to preserve the memory of Rose O'Neill, activist, artist, author, illustrator, sculptress and cartoonist (June 25,1874 to April 6,1944).
The public is invited to learn about her life and works. On display are original art, books, Kewpie Dolls, china, Jasperware, silverware. lamps, automobile mascots, Ho-Ho's, postcards, ice cream advertisements and much more.
Last revisted March 2017
Bonniebrook Rose's original home in Missouri
completely burn down a year after her death