Congratulations to RexAnn! Your caption about bingo was the winning combination to win the contest and 15% off at the National Archives eStore.
These ladies aren’t letting a lack of cars, love of bingo, or age stop them from enjoying life! This photograph is from the 1970s DOCUMERICA series. The caption reads “Tricycle club of the Century Village retirement community meets each morning, 06/1973.”
Today’s photo also shows a meeting, but in a less sunny setting. Give us your wittiest caption in the comments below!
25 thoughts on “Thursday Photo Caption Contest”
Early attempts to record music on tortillas met with embarrassing failure.
Rats. The exact same thought occurred to me. I lose out on the fame and glory!
Recording on pizza Dean Martin’s love songs will make us a bundle!
We are going to need more white-out!
“And, see here. This is why we call them ‘CDs’. It’s short for ‘curvy discs’.”
Having won the Eleanor Roosevelt lookalike contest, Jane Doe inks a recording deal.
Placemat LPs – A very short lived fad at American diners.
A bedpan strainer!! What will they think of next?
Look Betty a White Album!
Our latest invention, the edible LP.
Aunt Emily introduces the 14″ floppy disc to a skeptical world.
Look, this warped disc is signed by Lady Gaga!
The formula for vinyl records – 70% virgin vinyl and 30% recycled vinyl – cannot be reversed!
Introducing our new 10 Gallon Vinyl records!
Who is Picasso and what is a burrito?
The Music Industry’s first attempt to go green didn’t go very well….
You know, they’ll have to rename the Grammys if these new wavey disks catch on.
I told you not to leave these in the trunk on hot days!
“Betty, when I said that vocal group needed a flatter and more expanded sound, this is not what I meant.”
After numerous tests, the team agreed that though it was a great concept, the “Taste With Your Ears” pancake records just weren’t going to work.
Headlining the 1938 Archival Preservation Conference are Irma Jean Willis, Grace Forsythe, and Clarke Billings, industry experts in how NOT to care for audio recordings.
Well if it doesn’t play it will make a great hat!
You know, Hermione, I think I like this Partridge Family song better than the Archies. But it is still awfully big for a box of cereal.
Prior to rationing records, scientists test various vinyl substitutes to avert Bobby Soxer pandemonium.
Now we’ll try playing “Stairway to Heaven” backwards.