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Woolworth's ~ always an adventure :-) I remember when!
Movie Theater, Movie Theatre, Movie House, Baby Boomer
Woolworth's Went here after working at the movie theatre selling popcorn. I'd go to buy a sub marine sandwich.
Carolyn: Woolworths, aka The Dime Store. No matter how poor, you could always find something here you could afford.
Woolworth's. It was the Walmart of the 50's and 60's. Went shopping with my mom and aunt every Sat. and had lunch at the "counter".
The F.W. Woolworth Co. was the first five-and-dime stores, which sold discounted general merchandise at fixed prices, usually five or ten cents,
The F.W. Woolworth Co. was the first five-and-dime stores, which sold discounted general merchandise at fixed prices, usually five or ten cents, undercutting the prices of other local merchants. Woolworth, as the stores popularly became known, was one of the first American retailers to put merchandise out for the shopping public to handle and select without the assistance of a sales clerk.
Lets start a petition to close all the Walmarts and bring back the Woolworth's that sold all Made in the USA products instead of the Walmart crap. 50's
Woolworth ~ five & dime store. My mother took me to Portland several times and she would treat me to something at the lunch counter there. Looked forward to those trips with her. We rode the Greyhound bus from Newberg and the trip was all day. Such fun for a young girl from the country getting to go to the big city with her Mom. It was an occasion when Mom dressed up with the hat, gloves, purse and shoes to match. She looked so beautiful and her brown eyes sparkled.
Woolworth's --- a popular dime store during my growing-up years --- no Target then...Pat
Woolworth's stores - and "dime stores" - shopping in Salina (the big sity)
Big Chief Tablet
Paper Tablet, Childhood Memories, Writing Tablet, Chief Tablet, Elementary Schools
Big Chief Tablet- THE best writing tablet EVER! Once I found some at Big Lots, I bought all they had. I think I still have ONE tablet.
Big Chief Tablet. Funny how something like a specific paper tablet can make a memory, but I specifically remember this is the kind of tablet my Grandma always had at her house for me to write and draw in. Made me happy to see this.
Big Chief Tablet...I remember taking one to kindergarten with 2 fat pencils & a small box of new Crayola crayons...
Big Chief Tablet I grew up in Nebraska, and this was my tablet of choice in the 50's and early 60's
Big Chief Tablet...fetch me a really fat pencil and it's 1966 all over again...
Big Chief Tablet - what you used in elementary school.
Big Chief Tablet; standard 1950s school tablet
Big C Childhood Memories
Loved this 10-color Ballpoint Pen! And was it just me, or did the inks seem to smell like fruit?
Cool Kids, 10 Colors, Coolest Pens, Childhood Memories, Colored Pens, Memories Childhood, Best Pens, 10 Colour
10-color Ballpoint Pen. Pretty sure this is where my love of colored pens started. I haven't grown out of it yet!
10 Color Pen ... LOVED this thing -- even though it was about 2 inches diameter!
10 color pen! The best...I always got yelled at for clicking them too much.
I loved my 10-color Ballpoint Pen then, and I love my 4-color pen now :)
Throwback - 10-color Ballpoint Pen. Awesomeness! The coolest pens ever!
10-color Ballpoint Pen. Only the cool kids had these.
Best pen ever- 10-color Ballpoint Pen. Awesomeness!
We'd Have 10 Colours All In One Pen!
~ Childhood Memories
TV test pattern. Televisions signed off for the night!
Test Patterns, Childhood Memories, Night Tv, Televisions Signed, Station Signed, Television Test, Baby Boomer, Memory Lane, Pattern Televisions
Television test pattern. Television stations signed off for the night around midnight--played the national anthem before signing off.
TV test pattern. Televisions signed off for the night with the National Anthem. When they came back on the next day, they started out with the test pattern.
TV test pattern. Televisions signed off at midnight...for the night! (I'd get a lot more sleep if they still did that.) ;-)
TV test pattern. Televisions signed off for the night! And don't even ask how many channels there were.
TV test pattern. Television stations signed off at midnight or sooner ...for the night! Yep NO 24 hr tv!!!
TV test pattern. Televisions signed off at midnight...for the night after playing the national anthem!
TV test pattern at the end of the broadcast day - no all night tv in those days
Television test pattern. Television stations signed off for the night.
TV test pattern. Televisions signed off at midnight...for the night!
Class rings were used to "go steady" - girls often used tape or yarn to make them fit or else wore them on a chain around their neck. Still have my husband's ring, that he had made smaller for me, over 58 years ago.
Fit Yep, High School Classes, Rings Doesn T, Class Rings, Dads Ring, Graduation Rings, High Schools
Class Rings were used to "go steady" - girls often used tape or yarn to make the guy's ring fit or else wore them on a chain around their neck.
A boy would give his girlfriend his class ring to "go steady." She would melt wax inside to make it fit. YEP!
High School Class rings (the bigger the better) -- girls often used tape or yarn to make them fit. Mine had a blue stone. If you were going steady, they were exchanged and often worn around the neck.
Class rings were used to "go steady" - girls often used tape or yarn to make them fit or else wore them on a chain around their neck. I have my dad's ring like this.
A boy would give his girlfriend his class ring to "go steady." She would wrap the inside with yarn or tape to make it fit. Sometimes she would wear his ring YEP!
Wrapping my boyfriend's class ring in angora yarn so it would fit when we were going steady oh yeah! Now that boyfriend is my husband and I still have his ring! Lovinnng it! Wrapped their rings in mohair yarn to match our outfits.
Class rings were used to "go steady" - girls often used tape or yarn to make them fit or else wore them on a chain around their neck.Yessss~! and I lost my boyfriend's in my home-ec teacher's yard.....it was a 1965 just like this one.only with a ruby red insert around the middle emblem.......sorry Gary~!
my class ring looked similar, except with a blue stone. Class rings were used to "go steady" - girls often used tape or yarn to make them fit or else wore them on a chain around their neck.
In High School a guy would give his girlfriend his class ring to "go steady." She would wrap the inside with angora to make it fit. Sometimes she would wear his (angora wrapped) ring on a chain around her neck. (In Junior High you wore his ID Bracelet)
Percolator Coffee Pot--still the most reliable coffeemaker.
60 S, 70 S, Coffee Pots, Childhood Memories, Ole Days, 1950 S, Mom
Percolator Coffee Pot. This looks like the one my parents had! Loved the sound of the coffee percolating.
Percolator Coffee Pot--I always got in trouble for putting the pieces in the wrong drawers. Sorry MOM!
PERCULATE: Percolator coffee pot...Just like mom and grandma use to have ..eventually ended up on the campfire.
Percolator Coffee Pot -- (Our Dad used one of these most of his life, except when they had company over & then my Mom would use the "modern" coffee pot because it could make more coffee.)
Percolator Coffee Pot..I've had a few of these..remember Mom having them. I collect these and have them stashed in my yard! So cute~~
Vintage Percolator Coffee Pot. My mom had one just like this before the fancier ones.
stovetop percolator coffee pot...my mom had one of these, makes wonderful coffee!
Percolator Coffee Pot - my mom still has an old one outside in my old playhouse
Percolator Coffee Pot | Childhood Memories
Cuts Sunburn, 1950S Childhood, 50S 60S, 60 S Remembered, Memories, 60 S 70 S, 1950 S, 50 S 60 S
Unguentine This was in my grandma's bathroom cabinet
Remember this? For scrapes, cuts, sunburn..
Remember when people actually measured your shoe size for you?
Shoe Sizer, Buying Shoes, Size Shoe, Baby Boomer, Measuring Device
Shoe scale, to find out what size shoe you wore. I also remember getting my feet x-rayed a couple of times when I was a kid ... right there in the middle of the shoe store! It was just a new gimmick to bring customers to the store. Folks were naive/uninformed back then about the dangers of overexposure to x-rays. (Yikes!)
Remember this?? We only could buy shoes at a SHOE Store. The employees would measure youn feet so he could find the correct size for you in the back stock room.
Something that should make a comeback: measuring your foot at the shoe store and buying shoes that actually fit!
These were used when you used to buy shoes from sales clerks who measured your shoe size (and width) and then went to the stock room to get the shoes you wanted to try on. Hannahs shoe store
I use to use this when I worked at Gallenkamp Shoes back in the 70's!
Every shoe store carried 1 of these lol #80's
Foot measuring device at the shoe store.
Measured Our Feet At Shoe Store '60
Shoe sizer at Bata shoe store
Glue Bottles, Mucilage Glue, Elementary School, Rubber Top, Liquid Glue, 1960
1960's glue...you pressed the rubber top on the paper so the hole would open up and the glue would come out.
Reminds me of childhood! WOOLCO MUCILAGE LePages Liquid Glue Bottles Vintage 1960s by Christian Montone, via Flickr
Use vintage toys and other thrift shop collectibles as drawing subjects in the research. More fun for participants, and more interesting drawings for the publications. WOOLCO MUCILAGE LePages Liquid Glue Bottles Vintage 1960s & 1970's.
WOOLCO MUCILAGE LePages Liquid Glue Bottles Vintage 1960s by Christian Montone, via Flickr...good LORD, do I remember using these prehistoric gluesticks!!
1960s halloween candy | WOOLCO MUCILAGE LePages Liquid Glue Bottles Vintage 1960s (Christian ...
WOOLCO MUCILAGE LePages Liquid Glue Bottles Vintage 1960s by Christian Montone
Liquid glue. I used this in elementary school.
glue sticks with the rubber tops
Remember when...the pewter Monopoly pieces.
Childhood Game, Childhood Memories, Monopoly Pieces, Vintage Game Pieces, Original Monopoly, Baby Boomer
ORIGINAL MONOPOLY GAME PIECES : boot, top hat, iron, scotty dog, race car, thimble.
Early Monopoly pieces....I always had to have the Scottie dog or I would pout! lol
Monopoly game pieces. I favored the Scottie dog. My big sister liked the top hat.
Early Monopoly pieces. I have my game n favorite piece is the top hat
Monopoly pieces ~ Judith's comment: many warm childhood memories ~
Early Monopoly pieces -- I always wanted to have the top hat.
Early Monopoly pieces. ❤Baby Boomers ❤
Monopoly pieces from childhood game
*Vintage game pieces
Merry go round. We had sooo much fun on this thing!
Playground Spinner, Playground Fun, Elementary School, Playground Merry, Playground Days, Elementary Playground, Playground Memories
.School playground merry-go-round. Made out of steel and man was it hot when it was summertime! (SH)
Old school playground Merry Go Round. *Raise your hand if you got thrown off OR threw up*
spinning til you're sick. those were the days on the elementary playground
School playground merry-go-round or baby brother torture device.
Merry go round on the elementary school playground.
Playground spinner - it could make you so dizzy!
Playground days @school
B B Bats
1970, Penny Candy, Childhood Memories, Ole Days, Bb Bat, Memory Lane
BB Bats. Love these cause when my brother finished all 10 pieces of his penny candy .... I still had these... Naaa...naaa!
B-B-Bats - loved banana and light chocolate. In the penny candy section at our Variety store uptown!
I can still taste these! One of my favorite penny candies from Ted and Olga's!
BB Bats. I miss these. Loved them. Penny candy from the Jr. Market.
BB Bats Taffy Suckers - I remember these from way back in the 50's.
BB Bats. Loved these as a kid. Tired them a few years ago - eh.
Penny candy teeth wreckers. Banana was my flavor.
B-B-Bats ~ Childhood Memories
These were so 70's-80's !
Now this is a real see saw! How many of us fell off these as a kid? Always fun when one jumped off and slammed the other into the concrete!
80S, 60 S, 70 S, Childhood Memories, Ole Days, 70S, 60S, Memory Lane, My Sister
Now this is a real see-saw! Still remember my sister jumping off the seesaw while I was at the top!!! Thought I was going to kill her, it hurt so bad!
"Now this is a real see saw! How many of us fell off these as a kid? But we survived!" & TKS 2 my sister: r subdivision was able to buy an entire old set from a torn down school!!! ;)
The See-Saw or the Teeter-Totter! What ever you called it, it was fun. I can remember how my sister and I, the mischievous duo, threw rocks at our neighbors back door every time the teeter totter would rise over the fence. The neighbor was MAD! We just giggled!
My 2nd favorite piece of playground equipment. My sister would have me high in the air then jump off slamming me to the ground. What a witch.
I was always in fear that my sister would jump off and let me slam to the ground which would jar my teeth...I hated that!
Loved the teeter totter, except when my sister(s) would hit the ground on her side and then jump off while I was up in the air. Those were the days!
Our father built my sister & me one back in the early 40's
My sister use to get off when I was up in the air
Teeter-Totter ~ Childhood Memories
pin curls.comb damp hair and part into small sections. You’re going to pin each curl with a standard bobby pin, so sections must be small. Wind each curl around your finger smoothly. Pin each curl in place with a bobby pin.Gently tie a silk scarf around your hair before going to bed. In the morning remove pins and gently finger comb your hair. Letting pin curls fall loose from a side part was one of the sexiest 1940’s hairstyles.
Pincurls with bobbie pins-
Pincurl, Bobbie Pin, 1940S Hairstyles, Remove Pins, Curls Fall, Curls Comb, Pin Curls, Bobby Pins
Pincurls! In the 50's my mom styled her hair this way. In Scotland, the bobby pin was called a Kirby grip. By the 60's she had switched to rollers. Memories.
Mom used to do this for me for special occasions. #pincurls: comb damp hair and part into small sections. You’re going to pin each curl with a standard bobby pin, so sections must be small. Wind each curl around your finger smoothly. Pin each curl in place with a bobby pin.Gently tie a silk scarf around your hair before going to bed. In the morning remove pins and gently finger comb your hair. Letting pin curls fall loose from a side part was one of the sexiest #1940’s #hairstyles.
Label Maker. On Everything. We always used this to mark our kid's belongings.
Things Remembered, 1970, Childhood Memories, School Label, 70S Toy
Dymo Label Maker. We had one of these. I remember labeling almost everything in the house.
Old school label maker. Got one for Christmas one year and Dymo labeled everything!
The Label Maker - I Loved This - In Fact I Still Have One - It Must Be 90 Years Old
Label makers 80's style!! Now we have 'apps' for this sort of thing. ~JW
Dymo Label Maker - the start of my love affair with office supplies!
BAAAHAHAHAHA!! Old school label maker!! LOVE IT!
Dymo label maker. I remember loving this!!
Remember this? Old school label maker!!
1970's Label Maker.
we covered our school books with grocery bags. My dad would always do this for me.
Brown Paper Bags, Wrapping Paper, Covering Textbooks, Brown Paperbags, Paper Bag Books
Remember wrapping our school books in brown paper bag book covers before the start of every school year?
School books covered with grocery bags / brown paper / wallpaper. I saved leftover wallpaper to cover all my books. We became adept at covering books and they could look beautiful with lovely wall paper.
We covered our school books with grocery bags. Making book covers was one of the fun parts of the first day of school.
Brown Paper Bag Book Covers for School. We all did this, and I decorated mine with hand-drawn (and colored) artwork.
wrapping school books in brown grocery bag book covers at the start of every school year
School books were covered with grocery bags or wrapping paper and we lugged them around.
Brown paper bag book covers. I made many of these. I always wanted a new, clean one.
Homemade brown paperbag bookcovers (always embarrassed me)
Covering textbooks with brown paper bags!
Banana Split Candies Are Soft, Chewy, and Loaded with Flavor (when I was little they were Banana Bikes)
Remember Banana, Childhood Memories, Banana Bites, Banana Split, Vintage Candy, Banana Bikes, Banana Candies, 70S Candy
Banana bites or banana bikes? - Sue, I think they were banana bikes - yummmmm
Banana Split candy----I LOVED THESE, They had Mint Julep too,,,,yummmm
Banana Split Candies Are Soft, Chewy, and Loaded with Flavor
Banana candy from "penny candy" section of store.
Nostalgic Candy | Vintage Candy | Retro Candy
Banana Splits - remember Banana Bikes?
Banana Split Candies Are Soft, Chewy,
Banana Candy | Childhood Memories
Drops Cherry, Brothers Cough, Black Cough, Childhood Memories, Cough Drops, Black Licorice, Smithbrothers
Smith Brothers cough drops. These were the black licorice flavor, they also came in honey and in cherry.
cough drops Smith Brothers black cough drops were the only way we could get away with "eating candy" during class in elementary school. I loved the black ones.
Smith Brothers cough drops ... I hated the black licorice ones ... still hate black licorice. LOL
Smith Brothers Cough Drops..Dad bought these, I actually liked the black licorice flavor. dv
smith brothers cough drops | Home Smith Brothers Cough Drops Black Licorice
Smith Brothers Black Cough Drops...*I actually loved these like candy!
Smith Brothers Cough Drops - cherry was good too.
Smith Brothers Black Cough Drops
#SmithBrothers #cough #drops
Lusciousness in the kitchen - myLusciousLife.com - 1950s Housewife.jpg
Vintage Housewife, Meal Planning, Funny Stuff, Food Network/Trisha, 1950 S, Cooking Tips, Vintage Kitchen
Easy meal planning ideas to solve your dinner budget dilemmas! Includes recipes and FREE printables!
The Fun Cheap or Free Queen: Easy meal planning ideas to solve your dinner budget dilemmas! Includes recipes and FREE printables!
Easy meal planning to solve your dinner budget dilemmas! Includes recipes and FREE printables! This will literally save your family thousands. Highlights meal plan structures for singles/working professionals, mothers of young kids, house full of teenagers, and empty nesters. Something for everyone.
The Fun Cheap or Free Queen: Easy meal planning to solve your dinner budget dilemmas! Includes recipes and FREE printables! Highlights meal plan structures for singles/working professionals, mothers of young kids, house full of teenagers, and empty nesters. Something for everyone.
List of Cooking and Baking substitutions. Plus more cooking tips.
Hmmmm--what else can I stuff in my yellow kitchen?
Watch A 1950′s Housewife Drop Acid
Vintage 50s Pink Metal Canisters.jpg
Pink Canister, Lovely Canister, Pink Kitchens, 50S Pink, Vintage 50S
Lovely canisters- this would be so easy to replicate with coffee cans, paint and some decopaged scrapbook paper. DOING! :) http://www.etsy.com/listing/79206496/vintage-50s-pink-metal-canisters
Vintage '50s Pink Metal Canisters I had my kitchen painted white and one wall papered with blk/white marbel print wallpaper...and Pink & Black dishes and everything that went with them including my table & chairs. 1956
Vintage 1950's Pink Metal Canisters the more I see of the pink I want a pink kitchen....
Vintage 50s Pink Metal Canisters...still have a couple of mom's from back in the day
Vintage 50s Pink Metal Canisters I got Pink & Gray canisters at my bridal shower!
Vintage 50s Pink Metal Canisters...these would look great in my kitchen...jp
Vintage 50s Pink Metal Canister Set
Vintage tin canisters
pink canister images
vintage kitchen poster. Looks like Donna Reed to me.
Vintage Housewife, Tv Mom, 1950 S Housewife, Donna Reed, 1950S Kitchen, 1950S Donna, 1950S Fashion, 1950S Housewife, Vintage Kitchen
1950s - Donna Reed of the Donna Reed show @Kris Wright this is now you
HOME EC - vintage kitchen poster. Looks like Donna Reed to me.
Donna Reed ;) | http://amazingelectronictoys.blogspot.com
1950s - Donna Reed of the Donna Reed show
Vintage kitchen - Donna Reed Show
Donna Reed ... My favorite TV mom
1950s Housewife Donna Reed
1950s - Donna Reed
Domestic goddess: Luscious in the kitchen
1937 Bakelite Ashtray Phone???
Ashtray Phone, Dial Telephone, Phones Housewares, Refurbished Phones, 1937 Bakelite, Cameras Phones, Dial Phone, Cool Phones
1937 Bakelite Ashtray Phone now featured on Fab.
Fab.com | Refurbished Phones & Housewares
Oh boy...I can remember doing this and if my mother had seen me, I would have been spanked good!
Kids Playing Photos, Childhood Memories Photography, 1950S Photo, Kids Playing Photography, Kids Playing Vintage, Vintage Photo, Happy Photo, Freedom Photography Feelings
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Swinging high in the Kaleva district of Tampere, Finland (circa 1950s) • photo: Ensio Kauppila 핼로카지노 HERE777.COM 핼로카지노 핼로카지노 HERE777.COM 핼로카지노
Madrhiggs will be like a beatiful game, without risk. www.madrhiggs.com Swinging high in the Kaleva district of Tampere, Finland (circa 1950s) • photo: Ensio Kauppila
Swinging high in the Kaleva district of Tampere, Finland (circa 1950s) • photo: Ensio Kauppila
Kaleva district of Tampere, Finland (circa 1950s) • photo: Ensio Kauppila
Vintage photo of children swinging high..remember that feeling? :)
Finland (circa 1950s) • photo: Ensio Kauppila
Pure joy! girls on swings. Vintage photo
Happiness! Photo by Ensio Kauppila
First Time User — Ensio Kauppila. Tamperelainen Viiskyt’ luku,...
Travel in style! 1962 VW microbus ♥ ♥ www.paintingyouwi...