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July 4, 2013

Happy Fourth of July!

By Sara In AZ

I hope everyone is having a happy and festive Fourth of July holiday today!

I found these lovely images of a Fourth of July picnic from the 1950s and I thought y’all would love to see them too.




Have a great holiday today!

Images property of Worthington News.

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4 Responses to Happy Fourth of July!

  1. Laura Reply

    July 5, 2013 at 10:18 pm

    There are so many lovely details here! I love the thermoses (plural? thermosi? thermoose?) and the tablecloth. Also, the little boy with the paper parasol! All of the women’s dresses are beautiful!

    • Sara In AZ Reply

      July 6, 2013 at 11:40 am

      I know what you mean Laura, I thought the same thing……I love those glass pitchers too…..so many pretty things to look at!

  2. Sherree Reply

    July 7, 2013 at 4:58 pm

    I love that all the residents could block off the street to have their picnic. And I am sure no complained. You could not do that now without changing a city ordinance, getting a permit and approaching the town council for permission. My how times have changed 🙁

    • Sara In AZ Reply

      July 7, 2013 at 10:50 pm

      Sherree – It’s pretty amazing to think a time existed in this world where neighbors actually wanted to get together and make a block party happen……now-a-days you probably couldn’t even get anyone to agree on what day to have it! 🙂

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