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  • Danny D.

    Arm loads of books and a long walk home from school before backpacks. ~~ Yep, 1960's, I remember those days and the guys often would help carry the girls books if they were smart :).

  • Terry Barron Rich

    Arms full of books and that long walk home from school.. way before backpacks.

  • おっきー

    theswinginsixties: College girls on their first day of school. Kansas, 1969.

  • Susan Strong

    Arm loads of books and that long walk home from school before book backpacks

  • Terrie True

    Girls usually didn't have back-packs in the '50s and '60s. We carried our school books in our arms unless we were lucky enough to have a boy offer to carry our books for us. That was a first step toward romance!

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