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1950s Candy

from CHUCKMAN'S PLACES ON WORDPRESS: FEATURING THE BELOVED URBAN VILLAGE OF SOUTH SHORE CHICAGO

CHUCKMAN’S PLACES – PENNY AND FIVE-CENT CANDY – AVAILABLE IN EVERY “SCHOOL STORE” – 1950s

penny candy from the 50s | PENNY AND FIVE-CENT CANDY – AVAILABLE IN EVERY “SCHOOL STORE ...

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from PerpetualKid.com

1950's NOSTALGIC CANDY MIX

Black Taffy, NECCO Assorted Wafers, Sugar Daddy, Atomic Fireball, Root Beer Barrels, Chuckles, Licorice Stick, Bit O’ Honey, Tootsie Roll, Lifesavers, Smarties, Candy Necklace, Nik-L-Nip Wax Bottles, Candy Buttons, Smarties Pop & Tootsie Roll Pop!

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Pixy Stix. Pixy Stix contents were originally sold as a drink mix in the 1940s but the manufacturer learned that kids were eating the sweet and sour powder right out of the package instead of mixing it with water. In the 1950s the tasty powder was repackaged as Pixy Stix.

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retro candy buttons! I loved these as a kid, and I can't figure out why because they didn't taste that great lol

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Root Beer Barrel-Shaped Candies. I always let my mom pick them out of my Halloween candy along with black licorice and Almond Joy. (Patty)

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Atomic Fire Ball candy. Nello Ferrara, the son of Salvatore Ferrara, created the famous Atomic Fire Ball in 1954.

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