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The 70’s

Uncle Ryan

“My uncle used to look just like Ryan Reynolds when he was a West Virginia coal miner in the 70’s.”

(via source)

Lookout Below!

“This is a picture of my brother accidentally nut punching my dad seconds before my mom took the picture.”

(submitted by Sean)

Just Another Tuesday

“My aunt riding a lion on water skis in 1972. Just a normal day.”

(via source)

Stone Faces

“This is a picture of my mom and her siblings taken in 1972. I don’t have a lot to say here. It’s a little creepy.”

(submitted by Cece)

Wedding Escape

“My pops getting dragged back into his wedding, 1976.”

(via source)

Get Down

“My grandpa showed me a picture from his wedding night. Have you ever seen a picture more obviously from the 70’s?”

(via source)

Headroom

“My parents had gotten divorced and Dad got remarried right before this was taken. Between the families there were nine kids: my siblings, half-siblings, and step-siblings. The adults had decided to take portraits with all the different family combinations. If I remember correctly, there was lots of arguing about which kids should be in which photo. I think this photo captures our response to the drama.”

(submitted by Kate)

The Great Sofa Shortage Of 1974

“I’m the one in the horrible pink velvet dress. I grew up with a mother who was always dressed in the best while we wore fashions typical of these. Not only was it our best, but look how small this dress is on me (way too short and the cuffs are halfway up my arm). Thankfully I was thin so it wasn’t like it was too small (to her). My 2 older sisters were hidden in the back because their dresses were so short also. Of course, she is in the middle and looks like a million bucks.”

(submitted by Cecelia)

Unsung Girl Group Records From The 70’s-80’s

More from our friends at Flashbak. The 70’s and 80’s was a Golden Age for all-girl pop groups. But for every The Runaways or The Go-Go’s, there were a hundred...

Christmas Blues

“This is me with Santa in 1975. I can’t tell who is more unhappy, me or him.”

(submitted by Jennifer)