Thursday Photo Caption Contest

"Come on, ladies! They can take our keys, but they will never stop us from going to bingo!"

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!

Your caption here!

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25 Responses to Thursday Photo Caption Contest

  1. Ryan says:

    Early attempts to record music on tortillas met with embarrassing failure.


  2. Hugh Ryon says:

    Recording on pizza Dean Martin’s love songs will make us a bundle!


  3. Greg Rosen says:

    We are going to need more white-out!


  4. Jenny says:

    “And, see here. This is why we call them ‘CDs’. It’s short for ‘curvy discs’.”


  5. Jill Warren says:

    Having won the Eleanor Roosevelt lookalike contest, Jane Doe inks a recording deal.


  6. Sarah says:

    Placemat LPs – A very short lived fad at American diners.


  7. Bonnie says:

    A bedpan strainer!! What will they think of next?


  8. Deborah Andrew says:

    Look Betty a White Album!


  9. tess kincaid says:

    Our latest invention, the edible LP.


  10. Lane Savant says:

    Aunt Emily introduces the 14″ floppy disc to a skeptical world.


  11. Will King says:

    Look, this warped disc is signed by Lady Gaga!


  12. Mickey Ebert says:

    The formula for vinyl records – 70% virgin vinyl and 30% recycled vinyl – cannot be reversed!


  13. Mickey Ebert says:

    Introducing our new 10 Gallon Vinyl records!


  14. Glenn Buttkus says:

    Who is Picasso and what is a burrito?


  15. Sarah E. says:

    The Music Industry’s first attempt to go green didn’t go very well….


  16. John Whittemore says:

    You know, they’ll have to rename the Grammys if these new wavey disks catch on.


  17. Martin Prochnik says:

    I told you not to leave these in the trunk on hot days!


  18. Heidi Orchared says:

    “Betty, when I said that vocal group needed a flatter and more expanded sound, this is not what I meant.”


  19. burble says:

    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.


  20. KCarter says:

    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.


  21. Andrea says:

    Well if it doesn’t play it will make a great hat!


  22. Cluny says:

    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.


  23. Peggy Ann Brown says:

    Prior to rationing records, scientists test various vinyl substitutes to avert Bobby Soxer pandemonium.


  24. Mickey says:

    Now we’ll try playing “Stairway to Heaven” backwards.


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