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Baby Boomers: How Many Of These Things Did You Grow Up With?

Created on Feb 22, 2016 by Kathy Pinna
Red Rover, Dodge Ball, Kick the Can, Duck and Cover. Which one wasn't a game? If you know duck and cover wasn't a game - and why it wasn't - you grew up in the 1950's.

After the Great Depression and World War II, everyone wanted to have fun - but there was still fear of The Bomb. Discover photos that will remind you of both sides of the 1950's.
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Do you remember Bert the Turtle

Bert the Turtle

Your desk could protect you even if you couldn't learn at it!

Duck and cover drill

The best way to protect yourself? Cover your head with a newspaper of course!

Protection from nuclear fallout
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Remember What's My Line? The picture wasn't great but we loved the novelty

Norma C Dodd

The first televisions took half of the living room...

John Emmering 1950

Every neighborhood had the man and pony that came around taking your pic

Connie Diane Ross

Girls and boys dressed up like cowboys

Ernest E Davis
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Did you keep your old toys?

Randal K Qualls

Your Uncle pretended to drink moonshine with a shotgun in his hand

Frank Duggar

His voice was honey

Nat King Cole & Natalie Cole

See the USA in your Chevrolet

Myrtle Naomi Bryant

Riding your bike to the corner store for a Coke or some penny candy

Deaton's Market, Indiana

Dresses were for school

Glenda Jean Shadrick Dunn
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