11 Things All 1950s Kids Surely Remember

The Good Humor Man

The Good Humor Man

“The Lang family was happy to see the Good Humor Man this August Day in 1958 in Belmar, New Jersey. Neighborhood kids kept an ear out for the “ting-a-ling” so they could go get Mom and her purse.”


Howdy Doody

“It was about 1955, and we were at a fair in Waterford, Connecticut,” says Mary Suominen of Scottsdale, Arizona. “We walked around the large stage and there was Howdy Doody! A man lifted my daughter, Sue, onto the stage and let her hold Howdy on her lap for this photo.”

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3 thoughts on “11 Things All 1950s Kids Surely Remember”

  1. I was born in 52, and I do remember lots of the things mentioned here, but many of the pictures don’t match up with the captions like “Board Games ” with kids on a jungle gym? ???

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