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Full service: They pumped your gas for you, washed your windshield, and checked your oil. Every time.  And some stations had giveaways. Plates, glasses, etc.

Full service gas stations: They pumped your gas, washed your windshield and checked your oil. Fill er up with Ethel, please!

Gas rationing in the 70's.  According to the read out on that pump, you could get 21 gallons of gas for $9.00!  Those WERE the days!

The 1973 oil crisis started in October when the members of OAPEC proclaimed an oil embargo. That year, Egypt and Syria launched a surprise attack on Israel on the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur. As Israel was vastly outnumbered, it went on

... worked so much better than today's electric ones! Especially for driving the teacher nuts!

worked so much better than today's electric ones! Especially for driving the teacher nuts! I remember them looking like both this one and an all grey version.

Library book due date cards.

library book check out card. Wow, my baby girl will never know the joy of this or the Dewey Decimal System! The SMELL of books and a library.

This is how we called home.

actual telephone booths, calls were a dime. That's where the saying "I'm gonna drop a dime on ya" or "I'll dime on ya" came from. meaning to call & tell on you.

Old Coca Cola Machine.when coke was 10 cents.that was more than a few years ago!

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You know you are a baby boomer, born in the 1950s and 1960s if you remember when: The milk man cometh the World Book Encyclopedia salesman showed up at your family’s  front door going to the …

You know you are a baby boomer, born in the and if you remember when: The milk man cometh the World Book Encyclopedia salesman showed up at your family’s front door going to the …

a&w root beer drive in ( I loved this place when I was a kid - they had the best root beer floats in the whole wide world - and the drive in was the grooviest! )

Oh, the nickel root beer! a&w root beer drive in ( I loved this place when I was a kid - they had the best root beer floats in the whole wide world - and the drive in was the grooviest!

I had one too

I had one too

Best glasses ever!  Wish Tupperware still sold them.

Ohmygosh my Grandmother had these. Aluminum tumblers the best way to keep cold drinks cold. So many great memories.

library card catalogue ---almost a relic in today's electronic age I loved the Dewey decimal system and considered becoming a librarian when in the grade!

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