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The Look Of Education 1964 October 22, 2018

Filed under: 1960s,College,Culture,Fun,History,Nostalgia,Photography,Pics,Vintage — kerbey @ 10:09 am
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All of these images come from the 1964 Western New Mexico University yearbook, but I bet if you’re a Boomer from Anywhere, USA, you can relate.

This is what technology was.

And Physical Science was boring as ever.

Not only were there cigarettes, but cigarette girls who pimped them.

People typed on typewriters, and the carriage return made a sound.

They played pinball.

They helped each other balance their checkbooks over coffee.

Not really.

They resorted to violence to resolve domestic issues.

And they relaxed, listening to The Animals sing “House of the Rising Sun.”

 

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Sarah, Ethel, & Eula July 10, 2018

Filed under: 1900s,Fashion,History,Nostalgia,Photography,Pics,Vintage — kerbey @ 6:35 am
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Sarah Witherspoon, Ethel Barker, and Eula Lucas

Ethel, and unnamed boy, and Eula

I love Eula’s mischievous smile.

 

You’ve Got A Friend April 8, 2018

Filed under: 1930s,1940s,Fashion,Fun,History,Nostalgia,Photography,Pics,Style,Vintage — kerbey @ 2:47 pm
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Just In Case You Were Looking For Her May 6, 2015

Filed under: 1940s,1950s,Beauty,Fun,High School,History,Nostalgia,Photography,Vintage — kerbey @ 5:02 pm
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I found Joan.

And Little Pill as well.

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How To Scorn A Woodwinder April 30, 2015

UPI/Bettman Newsphotos

UPI/Bettman Newsphotos

The bare-chested, bead-donning Pied Piper here was captioned as a member of the Yippies. I confess I know nothing of Yippies (only the later Yuppies), but wikipedia says:

The Youth International Party, whose members were commonly called Yippies, was a radically youth-oriented and countercultural revolutionary offshoot of the free speech and anti-war movements of the 1960s, founded on December 31, 1967. They employed theatrical gestures, such as advancing a pig (“Pigasus the Immortal”) as a candidate for President in 1968, to mock the social status quo.

Pigasus the Immortal? I don’t get it.

 

It Is So On April 14, 2015

1960

1960

It is so not on.

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1960

 

What You Talkin’ ‘Bout, Easter Bunny? April 13, 2015

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Check out these basket-toting cuties during an Easter egg hunt, and the boy’s priceless expression. That suspicious gaze brought to mind shades of Arnold Jackson from Diff’rent Strokes–except in much more fashion forward overalls.

 

 
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