Children are just as quick to lure their parents into buying them tickets for the fair rides as they were back in 1941, only getting a ride on the Merry-Go-Round for only 10 cents seems downright crazy these days. I wonder what photographer Russell Lee would think if he saw parents forking out $4 per ride on the carousel like they do nowadays.
Hippies living in a converted school bus. Photo by David Hiser, Oct. 1972 What says hippie more than living in an old bus with your family and dogs? These folks, at least in October 1972, were calling Rifle, Colorado, home.
While the landing platforms for Ferris Wheels are a little bigger these days, seeing two smiling girls debark from the ride just like these two, photographed by Arthur Rothstein in1942, is something that won’t take you long to spot at a modern county fair. Read the full text here: http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/117649#ixzz1tSlGmlr0 --brought to you by mental_floss!