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    College girls 1st day of school. Kansas, 1969.

    This is how we did our homework, using reference books, dictionaries and encyclopedias No Google for us we had to know where to look to find the answers ;-)

    Square dancing in gym class

    High school 70's style.

    Shorthand was taught in school.I actually used in in my first couple jobs.

    Shopping for school shoes. An actual salesperson measured your foot and made trips back and forth to the mysterious back room in the store where all the shoes were kept.

    I absolutely loved ♥ & I soooo miss the good old days... every morning we all stood and said our morning prayers and recited the Pledge of Allegiance it just always started our day out on the right track ...it was a time when things were done the right way !

    Reminds me of my elementary school. "This illustration captures the feel of newly-built 1960s suburban elementary schools."

    Remember lining up (in abject terror) to get vaccinated at school?

    We had church clothes, school clothes, play clothes and shoes-never mixed them up...!

    address book

    Cost of Living

    Gold stars were the ultimate reward for good schoolwork!

    1950s Grade School...where girls wore dresses and boy wore dress slacks, no jeans in school.

    When most homes had living rooms that were similar to this.

    Vintage school bag and school supplies

    Mailbox on most corners

    barnabas Collins I rushed home from school to watch it.

    Valentine's Boxes in schools

    Weekly Reader

    school dress..had one just like this in blue and green, I promise!