Miss Nagasaki, then thought to be Miss Aomori, arrived in
Rochester in 1927 and was put on exhibit. Notices were
posted in The Times-Union (Rochester Newspaper), and
in Museum service (the Rochester Municipal Museum's
Miss Nagasaki has been part of several exhibits through the
years of her stay in Rochester. She also was used in the
School Service Program, and was seen by countless school
children. More recently, as she has shown signs of age and
wear, she has been stored for safekeeping and has become an
important feature of "Behind-the-scenes" tours at the
Rochester Museum & Science Center.
In 1993 a film crew from Japan came to Rochester to film "Miss Aomori" [sic] for a television
program, and in 1998, she returned to Japan for an extensive exhibit on the friendship doll
exchange hosted by Kokusai Bunka Kyokai in Tokyo.