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Saturday Comic

Here’s another cartoon from Berry’s World. It’s from August 25, 1969.

Berry's World, 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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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

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Happy Thanksgiving

1913 Postcard

1913 Postcard

 

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Advertising to Barefooters

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.

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Going Barefoot by Aileen Fisher

“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.

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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.

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Saturday Comic

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

Berry’s World, September 16, 1969

 

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