More to explore:
These were my favorite when I was 4
Candy Sticks - These were a childhood favorite.
Brach's Harvest Candies
Brach's Jelly Nougats Candy
a penny for candy.
Licorice Babies candy box by grickily, via Flickr
An inviting 1950s ad for Good and Plenty Licorice Candies (isn't that blush pink colour so lovely?)
astro pops---i always hated those things
1972 Vintage Candy. Do you remember all of these?