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Mariemont High School's 1958 prom.

Dance, dance, fight the urge to sleep, and dance some more — In LIFE documented the prom that (almost) didn’t end. Not originally published in LIFE. Mariemont High School’s 1958 prom.

Arriving at New York International Airport with Elizabeth Taylor and Lorraine Day in 1955.   - ELLE.com

34 Rarely Seen Photos of Grace Kelly

High school students 1950s.

Yes, we did dress like this to go to high school in the really did! (I was in grammar school then, but we dressed like this too!

Dorothy Kamenshek, women's baseball league star.Considered one of the best athletes of her time, southpaw Kamenshek was even recruited for men's baseball by a team from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She believed the team only wanted her for publicity and turned down the offer. Former New York Yankee Wally Pipp was so impressed with her, that he stated she was the most accomplished player he had ever seen among men or women.

Baseball player Dorothy Kamenshek played for the Rockford Illinois Peaches between 1943 and Team name sound familiar? The adventures of Kamenshek and her teammates inspired the film A League of Their Own! (via Britannica)

saddle shoes and rolled down socks.  Rolling your socks down that looked like donuts around you ankles in the '57-59 years.

saddle shoes and rolled down socks. Rolling your socks down that looked like donuts around you ankles in the years.

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