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My mom and her friends look like a real-life Norman Rockwell painting! 1940s, Long Island, NY

r/OldSchoolCool - My mom and her friends look like a real-life Norman Rockwell painting! 1940s, Long Island, NY
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Indeed! So handsome and great picture!

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Op · 2 mo. ago

I just learned that the photo was taken at Sea Cliff Beach in 1949.

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That is a terrific shot.

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This looks like the cover of a Secret Seven or Famous Five novel or something.... That's so cool!

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You’re right! I love this shot.

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Your mom’s hair and the shirtless guy’s face sell it

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Absolutely. In fact, they lived the Rockwell Era. So did I. He was making those paintings when I very young. Memories 💘

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What was your favorite memory about that time?

Edit: Oh and welcome to Reddit.

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I love this. Her joy is just so wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

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They sure do. Love it!

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This is such a good photo, it should go in a gallery. Thank you for posting.

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God I wish they would bring Kodachrome back.

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Give us those nice bright colors

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Love her jeans!

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Me too! I love 1940s style, and the clothes were so well made. I just want to dress in 1940s clothing exclusively tbh.

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Thank you for making me aware of this <3

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I came to the comments specifically to see if this sub existed because if it did I knew it'd be linked! Thank you for not letting me down lol!

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Totally true. I love the expressions and the people's attention being focusing on different things.

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Man, everyone was so healthy before fast food.

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One of best pics I have ever seen on this sub

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Your mother is beautiful. Looks so happy here.

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