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A sock hop. A sock hop was a teenage dance, often held on the floors of high school gymnasiums. Dancers would take off their shoes to avoid scuffing the gym floor, thus the name.

I remember having rest period at school.  Everyone had to put their heads on their desks for 30 minutes.

Alfred Eisenstaedt Mining Town, Pennsylvania, April, Elementary school children with heads down on desk during rest period in classroom in this dreary coal mining town.

Mariemont High School's 1958 prom.

Dance, dance, fight the urge to sleep, and dance some more — In LIFE documented the prom that (almost) didn’t end. Not originally published in LIFE. Mariemont High School’s 1958 prom.

Cute vintage Easter pic -always had to have a bonnet and a purse to go with a new Easter outfit!

vintage Easter outfits - only we wore the gloves, the hats & black patent leather shoes with white anklets

Check out her swivels!  Swivels are sexy! ;-)

Lindy Hop is the original swing dance from the and it has enjoyed a healthy life ever since

1950s Hula Hoop fad. The hoop gained international popularity in the late 1950s when a plastic version was successfully marketed by California's Wham-O Toy Company.  jj

It's never too late to join the Hula Hoop fad. The hoop gained international popularity in the late when a plastic version was successfully marketed by California's Wham-O Toy Company.

Employee Dick Liecting pushing a grocery cart for two shoppers at the Red Owl Store in Southdale Center in Edina, Minnesota

Bag boys carried groceries to the grocery shopper's car - in the a dime tip was typical. A quarter tip and you felt like you had struck it rich.

1950s Sock Hop

Sock Hops - Nice girls in the wore long skirts adorned with a poodle, a sweater, bobby socks and saddle shoes with their hair pulled back in a ponytail with a ribbon.

The envy of every young girl....white GoGo boots

Go Go boots. I remember my mother I remember GoGo boots!g I remember theses boots!

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