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In '62 we didn't go to dinner on Friday night without a coat and tie.....even in Florida....
Or get on a commercial airplane as well.
I can't imagine a person who identifies as male, with a person who identifies as female, standing together with their child (who may be adopted) on any advertisement in 2021.
Unfortunate, but accurate.
My ex worked at a shop on the Seattle waterfront in the 90's, Ye Olde Curiosity Shoppe. Still around, look it up. One day some employees were digging around in the old old back stock to clean up and organize. They came across a few cases of collectable spoons, those types you get at tourist sites and can display. The spoons were from the 1962 Fair and featured a Space Needle on the upper part of the handle. The staff knew they were quite valuable and took them to the boss, an old codger who'd run the place since Teddy Roosevelt or so, and asked if they should put them on sale and how much. The geezeer said of course, and asked the marked price. $1.99, they told him, but they would fetch a lot more. He said no, if that is the price, that is the price. I think none actually got onto the floor; the staff bought them all, as I recall.
Yeah, I was there. Can't remember much 'cause I was 10 and I was the oldest of six. Part of my job was to keep track of the other five. As I recall not everything was ready when they opened. Also saw the Spokane Worlds Fair in '74 (Expo '74).
Once upon a time Seattle was a nice place to visit.
I went to that fair in a stroller as a 1 year old...Went back many times for rock festivals until the city decided Lenin was cooler than Lennon.
I was there. Nine years old with a Brownie Instamatic camera and TWO whole rolls of film. And those flash bulbs that would burn your fingers if you popped them out before they cooled. We couldn't afford to ride the monorail or go up in the Space Needle, but it was a great time in any case.
We lived outside Renton, WA. I was 8 in 1962. Dad insisted on waiting a couple of months for the crowds to thin out. We didn't take many rides, as he and mom were raising 4 children on a 2-child income. I remember hearing people speaking Danish at the Denmark display. Exotic.
Mom was there. Even as late as the mid '90s Seattle was a fun place to visit.