Modern people are the people of today...the old timers were the people

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by keepitlow, Oct 31, 2010.

  1. keepitlow

    keepitlow Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 11, 2009
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I just LOVE old photographs! Thanks for sharing.
  3. BlackBart

    BlackBart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    thanks for posting those old photos !!!
    people think they have it hard now when they only have one bathroom [​IMG]
  4. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    Oh my stars & garters, I love them too. I've got some old ones, but very few, and none as old as yours look to be.
    What an awesome lot of history to pass down!
  5. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    [​IMG] Fabulous pictures. Thank you so much for sharing them with us.
  6. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

    Jun 8, 2008
    NE Michigan

    My mother has some neat old ones. Now if I could just get a scanner ....
  7. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 24, 2008
    Eggberg, PA
    The New Yorkers are actually doing something not so new. Romans and people of those times rarely cooked at home. The idea of going out to get your food - now considered a luxury - was a necessity. Only the very wealthy had the facilities or space to keep and prepare food.

    I also know people who live in the swampy south who keep refrigerators (on) just for leather goods like shoes handbags and belts so they don't mold!!

    Where did you get those photos! I think I will print some to remind my kids how good they have it next time they want to bemoan the fact they don't have a DSi or whatever gizmo it is they want today!!!
  8. Dunkopf

    Dunkopf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 24, 2010
    Kiowa, Colorado
    Does anyone know when people started smiling in pictures? That's one thing you never see in those pics is a smile. Makes you wonder if life was so hard they had nothing to smile about. Of course Michael Landon was always smiling.

    Neat pics though. Seeing all the hand built houses and stuff. I'm glad I was born much later.
  9. bakerjw

    bakerjw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2010
    Johnson City, Tn
    Neat pictures. People were a lot tougher back in the day.
  10. Orchid

    Orchid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    Quote:One of the reasons people didn't smile in photos back then was due to lack of dental care; they didn't want their bad teeth showing for all posterity.

    Very neat photos, thanks for sharing!

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