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Monkey bars at the playground...yes, we wore dresses all the time, even when climbing the monkey bars

Monkey bars at the playground.yes, we wore dresses all the time, even when climbing the monkey bars. (When I was in grade, a grade safety patrol boy teased me about being able to see up my dress, so I beat him up.

Curling your hair, 60s style  You ever try sleeping in those babies??

Curling your hair, style. Remember the plastic brush rollers with picks to hold them on place? After washing hair, you would roll it around the curlers. And to think we slept in those things!

Monkey Bars now deemed too dangerous. Most have been removed. We survived.

Monkey Bars now deemed too dangerous. Had a smaller set in my own backyard in Detroit! Barb M.

Monkey bars - now considered unsafe, offered great fun, but used with caution in days gone by

elementary recess--back int he day before schools got sued for kids breaking their arm on the playground. I do remember that every year at least one or two of my classmates would break an arm playing on the monkey bars.

School playgrounds were blacktop.  Your tough luck if you fell from the slide, the swings, or the monkey bars.

School playgrounds were blacktop. Your tough luck if you fell from the slide, the swings, or the monkey bars; this pinner's comment: yeah, scrapes and scabs were aplenty; remember being told that a scab was "nature's bandage"?

What goes on below the screen before the movie starts.

Playground in front of the Drive-In Movie Theater. Some kids wore their pajamas to the drive-in because watching two or three movies was a long time to stay awake.

Remember when this was the biggest problem you encountered all day? But we figured it out. Walked to the side pulled the swing away from the puddle and jumped on it. Getting off with dry feet was the next problem. But we didn't care.

Drive-In Movie Theaters - Sound Boxes

Drive-In Movie Sound System.Speakers at the drive in.one for your car.one for the car on the other side of you.what fun it was! Not so much fun to drive away at the end of the movie with the speaker still clipped to your window!

Barrel of Monkeys

1966 Lakeside Toys Barrel Of Monkeys Game. Been looking for Barrel of Monkeys. A game that never made me bored.

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