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My favorite thing was playing in the barns, by the creeks catching crayfish, just being outdoors with no fear of the evil we’re aware of, these days. I do think most farm kids still enjoy all that acreage.
I remember when the swing seats in the parks were wood…instead of the hard rubber sling swings there are today…and the wood swing seats were more comfortable and you could stand on them and swing!!
The clothes they didn’t have clothes for the winter boots socks hats gloves like they did back in my day you could get frostbite really easy
Drinking out of a water hose!
Using firelighters at 5 am to light the fire, so we had hot water 😊.
A tv tube tester at the grocery store.
Belt, switch, shoe, soap in mouth
Respecting your parents! Playing outside almost all day
ink wells in school desks and fountain pens.
Operator only assist telephones..no dials…no buttons…..and numbers only
Respect , don’t care if you were married. You did talk back to your parents
Playing hide and go seek tell way after dark
Big deal to get a hamburger!!
Manners, respect and most of all…a love for God and His word 💕🙏😇💕
There was NO Welfare or Food Stamp or Cell Phones
Foot starter to start the car
Putting playing cards on your bike wheel spokes.
Milk delivered to the front door.
1. finding bits of wax in your school milk. 2. the shape of a milk bottle. 3. A “Kennedy half”. 3. Tetherball.
Integrity, morals, honesty.
3Rs, respect, responsibility, reciprocity
Bieng considerate and responsible!
Getting my mom a switch off the tree so she could whip ME with it…..
Party Lines, and Dialing only 5 numbers.
Learn to swim in cold deep water southern Ohio strip mines. Told to swim or drown, I wanted to live 😁
Respect and common sence. Also using out house
Bread man coming to the house, and leaving the door unlocked so he could put it on the kitchen table.
Dirt bomb wars in freshly turned fields
respect, manners or even a brain
Bending over the bed bare ass and your father whipping you till welts appeared 😢☹️😭😫
Operators on elevators to take you to the desired floor.
Rotary phones and party lines
Riding in back of pickup
A coal shute
Pen and ink