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  • Jen C.

    World Book Encyclopedia Britannica. We had a set of these.

  • Cindy AV O

    World Book Encyclopedia. We didn't have the internet in the 80s. Elementary school

  • S S

    Encyclopedias...This is where we did our research! And they cost a bundle. My gram bought a set so we would have them to use. Computer of the 70s

  • Author Diana Fletcher

    Me too!!!!!! These were our "Internet" - I remember the set of World Book Encyclopedias that my parents bought. I used them for many, many school reports and my Mom would always use them to look things up that we were discussing, just like we Google today.

  • Tracey Falconbridge

    Encyclopedias. These were our "Internet" and oh how I hated them so! We had about 70 on our shelf and it would take most of your homework time just trying to figure out which book the required information was in and oftentimes you still couldn't find anything very helpful! #Childhood Memories #1970s #1980s

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