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  • Mary Jo Welch

    Classroom filmstrips - it was such an honor to be the one chosen to turn the knob at the "ding"! Miles of film strips are out there doing what? MJ

  • Lori Padgett

    Filmstrips ~ Childhood Memories

  • John Cain

    Late 70's early 80's School Film projector

  • Jeremy Gibson

    Filmstrips. There would usually be a record or cassette tape that you would play with the film strip and it would beep when the teacher was supposed to advance to the next picture. Pretty old school, huh?

  • Lilie Manes

    Retro Film Projecter

  • mary winans

    Remember this? Yeah, it was "prime" nap time.

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.I hated these desks in high school!

Still have the one my children played with. Now my grandkids and nieces children play with it.

Old School Educational film strips. It was a good day to walk into the classroom and see the projector set up.

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Kids today have no clue what this is.My biology teacher in school wrote so many notes on this!!

Mimeograph machine - Teachers would use this to print worksheets for the class. If you were lucky, they were at your desk fresh and COLD and smelling wonderful!! Someone should have bottled that smell! --- and that purple color :)

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Vintage Old School Scissors. In first grade I used these to cut my eyelashes off. Where was the teacher??? I'd love to have those lashes today.

8mm film projector...this is how we watched movies in elementary school, and every Saturday afternoon the local library would play movies. GOOD memories!

Old School Paper Cutter. Used one many times. Ha - as a former teacher I can say a lot of public schools still have and use these!!!

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  • Glenda Gilpin Hovey

    I remember that, 5th grade, the first 6 months was pencil and the last 6 months was pen.