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Sweet Memories

All my elementary school papers were printed on a mimeograph...I can still smell the purple ink :)

remember these! Baby shoes that mommy had to polish white whenever they got scuffed up. The sentimental parents then had them bronzed & displayed proudly/permanently in the living room.

Hazel, bring us some afternoon tea in the parlor, please

Etch-A-Sketch Ad, 1960

Kodak Instamatic - with Flashcube!

I remember these!

  • Andrea Conboy

    We used this and one other at my grandmothers nd my au ts for years and I am only 64.

1962 Kenner Give-A-Show Projector! I LOVED this!!

Loved watching it on TV and playing it!

Welch's Jelly Jar Glasses

Leslie Ann Warren (with "Dr. Allen Quartermane") as the Cinderella I grew up loving!

What walks down stairs, alone or in pairs, and makes a slinkity sound? A spring, a spring, a marvellous thing! Everyone knows it’s Slinky. It’s Slinky, it’s Slinky. For fun it’s a wonderful toy. It’s Slinky, it’s Slinky. It’s fun for a girl or a boy. It’s fun for a girl or a boy!”

The Wowee Whistle. These came out around Halloween each year. They were made of wax, similar to the wax candy lips that you can still get. You blew on the whistle until you got tired (a skilled musician could actually produce songs), then you chewed up the wax. The wax was infused with a flavor similar to Beeman's gum, and was quite tasty.

Push Puppets, I loves these LOL

wooden spools of thread

I remember my mom pin curling her hair.

cans where you needed a 'key' that was attached to the bottom to open it up

Lane Cedar chest- does anyone else remember the miniature one Lane gave graduates from high school??

Cartridge Ink Pens...I had these!!

Used for laundry before ironing

Tape from toy cap guns. I also remember taking a hammer and smashing a whole roll at a time. It made quite a noise :)