We wore black lyle stockings for school in Orange & always with a garter belt. Going out we wore clear nylon stockings & we used clear nail polish to stop a run. Pantyhose had just come to be the norm when I started work in
Betsy Wetsy doll ad from the The Ideal Toy Co. started manufacturing her in named after the head of the company, A. She was one the first of the popular dolls to also be offered in ethnic versions. I loved my Betsy!