Friday, October 22, 2010

A Look Back at Halloween 1969

In a little over a week the students of many elementary schools will march around the perimeter of their school dressed in their Halloween costumes.  It would be unthinkable today to wander off of school grounds running the risk of some catastrophe that could befall a student under the school’s care.  But that wasn’t always the case.  The brief footage here comes from Halloween 1969 as the students of Greenbrier Elementary School marched through the neighborhood.  The parade is led by Bozo, who happend to be my older brother.  I guess somethings never change.  You can read about my own Halloween parade experience in the pages of the book, Last Hand: A Suburban Memoir of Cards and the Cold War Era 

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