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The 70’s

Daughter Of Anarchy

“My in-laws with my future wife in a diaper. At speed. What could possibly go wrong?”

(submitted by IG @sussmapaf

Perm & Pep

“This is my father in 1976 setting his perm and taking Pepto Bismol to help his hangover.”

(submitted by IG @retrowitch71

Mallet Man

“This is my Dad, Bob. Taken back in the late 70’s. My mom says the short shorts were his signature look.”

(submitted by Michelle)


“Midland, TX in the late 70’s. When Olan Mills Photography, West Texas football, and harvest gold kitchens were ALL the rage. Notice the clenched hands underneath that adorable smile? Don’t let the smile fool you. I was already a Level 8 worrier by this point.”

(submitted by IG @theocdbachelorette

T Is For Terror

“Me with the scariest Bert and Ernie ever at the Jersey Shore in the 1970s.”

(submitted by IG @ediane3

Waste Management

“I get it, the 70’s were a bit different. But one photo explains my lifetime of poor self-esteem.”

(submitted by Melissa) 

“C” Is For “Creepy”

“Found this gem while digitizing the family photos. It was taken sometime in the late 70s in Des Moines, Iowa. I’m the little guy with Cookie Monster and my brother, who’s sole comment upon seeing this photo was, ‘miss that hat.'”

(submitted by David)

The Player

“My Grandma took me to the L.A. Playboy Club for my 4th birthday in 1974.”

(submitted by IG @seantraceytroubadour)

The Runaway Stroller

“This is from the spring of 1977 so I’m 3 years old and we’re at the Houston Zoo. I’m the one in the runaway stroller. My mom is the frightened woman in the red and white top realizing my stroller was rolling off and evidently, my dad took this picture as he was walking up. I don’t remember the incident so I must have come away from it unscathed.”

(submitted by Elaine)

Fit To Be Bow Tied

“Me and my brother, mid 70’s, in the classic bully shot. Can hardly blame him for pounding on me with my bow tie and vest, though. Thanks, mom and dad.”

(submitted by IG @cameronscottc