Rare Photos Remind Us Of Our Nostalgic Past

Written by Lyra Radford

It’s easy for any generation to feel nostalgic for what they consider the good old days. Looking back to a simpler time is comforting. Especially during the 1960s and 1970s, so much happened between those decades. We put a man on the moon, pop culture icons favorites were in their prime, and music actually meant something. 

SNL - The Early Years And The Best 1970s. Source: Pinterest

America gained and then tragically lost one of its most charismatic leaders, John F. Kennedy. We had the hippie movement, family television was actually wholesome, and the rise of rock ‘n’ roll gave birth to some of the most talented musicians of the modern era– like The Beatles. Take a stroll down memory lane with the rare photos collected in this slideshow. 

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Lyra Radford


Lyra spends her days exploring all shades of history. In her writing, she covers topics ranging from the 'groovy' to the downright strange. She enjoys books, movies, and strong coffee. She also fancies herself the world's greatest air hockey player.