Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wistful Wednesday: Christmas in the late 1950’s.

These are photos that Far Guy’s Mom put in a photo album for him.

They are not marked with a year…I would guess it is 1958 or 1959.

Eugene at Christmas

The chair on the left was torquoise and the rocker on the right was beige I think.  The tree is in its proper place in front of the window.  Far Guy has something in his hands …might be a Christmas Program…perhaps he had a speaking part and was cramming at the last minute.

Eugene  Jan and Muggy Christmas

Here he is joined by Muggy and his sister…who looks very thin…I wonder what color her dress was…I will guess blue.  She would have been 14 or 15 in this photo.

Far Guy says he thinks his sweater was light blue…but he wouldn’t swear on it.  Yes the photo was taken after church.

See the Shiny Brites on the tree? 

These are both Polaroid Photos taken by Far Guy’s Dad.  Muggy does not look thrilled.

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  1. I have a photo of myself at about the same age as FG's sister, attempting that same dreamy, sophisticated look. I wonder which movie star we were trying to emulate!

  2. Nice old pictures bringing back memories of Chistmases past. I don't see the shiny brites so I'll look closer. :-)

  3. Neat photos! Details of that time period- We had the same standing lamp, I think. Like the drapes and of course, Far Guy is a cutie!

  4. Great pictures. Seems like everybody had those drapes with huge prints on them and valances--even bring back memories for me--LOL! Back when the females had to dress even to go shopping and wore gloves to church. :)

  5. I love these photos, they really take me back! We had drapes like those in the 50's too. Far Guy and his sister look so nice!

  6. Remember having a dress similar to his sister's...soft green witha fur collar.

  7. Great memories of Christmas.

  8. Poor Muggy. He looks desperate to escape.

  9. Looks like Muggy had a little assistance posing for his portrait...


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