Posted in Barefoot, Comics on 8:06 am, November 30, 2013|
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Here’s another cartoon from Berry’s World. It’s from August 25, 1969.
Berry’s World, August 25, 1969
I suspect one reason bell-bottoms were popular in the late-1960s/early-1970s is that you could hide bare feet underneath them.
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Posted in Barefoot, Colorful Characters, Media Coverage on 7:56 am, November 29, 2013|
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Back in June, fellow barefooter Alan Bruens was profiled in the Advertiser-News (North). He’s now moved on to bigger and better things: New Jersey Monthly Magazine.
In addition to being a nice article, this one has a killer caricature of Alan
Posted in Barefoot on 8:21 am, November 28, 2013|
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Posted in Barefoot, History on 8:09 am, November 27, 2013|
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We sometimes joke that you really cannot advertise to a barefooter. What would you sell? But, in the late-1960s/early-1970s it did happen.
Some stores would advertise for barefoot customers.
Posted in Barefoot, Book on 8:11 am, November 26, 2013|
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“Going Barefoot” is a cute little children’s book by Aileen Fisher. It’s illustrated by Adrienne Adams and was published in 1960.
Of course, it’s impossible to find in a library any more.
Posted in Barefoot, History on 8:10 am, November 25, 2013|
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Last week I discussed a 1973 article, No Bare Feet In This Store. By that time, the hostility was in full swing.
But we can look a bit earlier than that.
Posted in Barefoot, Comics on 8:01 am, November 23, 2013|
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This weekend’s cartoon is from Berry’s World, a strip that ran from 1963 to 2003, written by Jim Berry.
This particular cartoon is from September 16, 1969, the height of barefoot hippie days.
Berry’s World, September 16, 1969
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