If you went to a Halloween party in the s, chances are you'd be bobbing for apples. In the s, you'd probably be covered in glitter paint. Some Halloween traditions come and go, but others, like Jack o'lanterns and trick-or-treating , remain. Here are 20 vintage photos of people picking pumpkins, marching in costume parades, and enjoying other Halloween traditions.
You can expect to see Wakanda warriors, Incredibles characters, and Abba-inspired dancing queens trick-or-treating this Halloween. But costumes — and celebrations — were a little bit creepier in the early decades of the 20th century, as evidenced by some vintage photos collected below. Click through the slideshow to see some terrifying costumes. Circa A 'coven of witches' line up for a Halloween portrait dressed in festive witches' hats and improvised costumes. Circa View of a person, possibly a teacher, wearing a ghost costume behind a lunch table with Halloween decorations in a rural schoolhouse.
Maybe Halloween was more eerie then, maybe the past inspires some sort of uncanny nostalgia within, or maybe black-and-white photos just make Halloween costumes super-sinister. Whatever it is, these photos contain the creepiest Halloween images we've ever seen—and they were all taken between and Readers beware!!!
Post a Comment. Get in the Halloween spirit with these super creepy costumes from back in the day. If you thought your Halloween costumes were scary, wait until you see these old photographs. Would you open the door to any of them? Newer Post Older Post Home.