Tag Archives: vintage press photos

Let’s run it up the flagpole and see who takes a knee

boy treeSo flagpole sitting was a big fad in the US in the ’20’s. This kid was photographed in 1929 right at the end of all that fun. Doesn’t he look like he’s having a good time? I suppose there are stupider things to do. Let’s all think really hard and come up with a few. Well done, everyone. Now think of some stupid things that have nothing to do with Trump. Or go click the boy and find out more about this astounding photo.

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“What good is sitting alone in your room?” Not much, at Springbrook Elementary School

75-76This is their “punishment” room. If a kid talked in class, they’d lock him up, alone, in this room. You know,  for a few hours. “What’s the big deal?” the principal said. “It works. They don’t talk in class again.” No, we wouldn’t think so, because they’re so traumatized they never speak again. Ever. Life was not a Cabaret at Springbrook in 1973. TERTIUM QUID vintage press photos. See this one and all the rest at Edelman Arts. Or click on the room to see what this is paired with, and to purchase.