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Old Yesterday, 03:21 PM
 
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This photograph of John F. Kennedy makes me wonder about politics before my time. Maybe it was from the 1950s? Anyway, no crowds, no elaborate set-up, no pre-printed signs, no cordon of security - just a bunch of small-town people looking bored.

http://i.huffpost.com/gen/1477325/th...NEDY-900.jpg?2
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Old Yesterday, 03:22 PM
 
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standing on a kitchen stool and all. great photo.
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Old Yesterday, 03:37 PM
 
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standing on a kitchen stool and all. great photo.
Right! And those things are rickety!
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Old Yesterday, 03:39 PM
 
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I particularly like the kid on the right. Imagine that getting past security today.
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Old Yesterday, 03:53 PM
 
Location: Manchester NH
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The further back you go, the more freedom people had. Society has become much more regulated and pre-organized.
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Old Yesterday, 03:59 PM
 
Location: Upstate NY
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That's a Life photo from the photographer whose name appears on the bottom of your pic.

It was taken in 1960, in West Virginia.
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Old Yesterday, 04:01 PM
 
Location: Planet Telex
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Judging by the size of that crowd, this guy will never be president.
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Old Yesterday, 05:49 PM
 
Location: Central Washington
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That's a Life photo from the photographer whose name appears on the bottom of your pic.

It was taken in 1960, in West Virginia.
This. That picture was taken in Logan County West Virginia, while JFK was campaigning for the May 1960 primary.
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Old Yesterday, 06:15 PM
 
Location: Manchester NH
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Judging by the size of that crowd, this guy will never be president.
lol.
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Old Yesterday, 06:19 PM
 
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Love the kid with a gun behind JFK.
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