The front walk

new-rollerskates-washdc-1936-harrisewing-library-of-congress“Safety first for this Miss, Washington, D.C.[,] August 8[, 1936]. Equipped with bumpers fore and aft, 4-year-old Betty Buck is taking [no] unnecessary chances as she tries her first pair of roller skates.” Photo and caption by Harris & Ewing, via Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

2 thoughts on “The front walk

  1. A great photo to see first thing in the morning. I laughed with delight. I wasn’t even a glint in anyone’s eye in 1936 but I do remember my first pair of roller skates. I also remember my older sister wearing an outfit similar to the one that the girl on the steps is wearing. Great memories, Cindy.

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