20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

Picking up the dusty family photo albums and diving head into the memories of way back then always proves fruitful. Especially when you end up finding new treasures worthy of sharing with the world, like your grandparents wearing each other’s clothes in the 40s or your dad diving off a submarine in the summer of 1983.

So, AZtag comes to you now with a collection of old photos which are bound to surprise you and leave you feeling warm inside.

1. “My mother and grandmother demonstrating safety standards in the 1960s.”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

2. “My 13-year-old dad having a taste while the grown-ups are busy playing cards, upstate New York, August 1954”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

3. “Mom making herself into a BMX ramp, 1980s”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

4. “Infant me, my mother, and my father at a bar, because that’s how parents rolled in the early 80s.”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

5. “My parents on their wedding day, circa 1985”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

6. “Our grandmothers didn’t shy away from fun.”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

7. “My grandma always used to tell us about this kid that would sing at the resort on her vacations in Hawaii in the 90s. Turns out that kid was Bruno Mars.”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

8. “My parents’ non-traditional wedding, 1984”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

9. “My grandparents wearing each other’s clothes, 1943”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

10. “My parents swapping wedding attire, 1984”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

11. “My mom’s baby picture from the time when photo flashes were small combustion explosions, 1922”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

12. “My favorite picture of my mom: She was the only girl in her welding class in 1984.”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

13. “Chuck Norris pinned by my dad.”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

14. “My dad diving off the starboard fin of a submarine and into the Pacific Ocean in the summer of 1983.”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

15. “My grandfather and great-grandmother in 1941: He always wanted to be a pilot in the Air Force but wasn’t allowed to because of his colorblindness.”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

16. “My great aunt and her dad in the 1950s, he couldn’t wait for his tree to grow before using his hammock.”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

17. “Here’s my uncle looking rad back in 1979… I’m the baby and just cool by association.”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

18. “My grandfather on my grandmother’s shoulders, sometime in the 1940s”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

19. “My uncle being held by a guy in a weirdly realistic bear costume, early 70s”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

20. “The swimmobile! How my mom learned to swim in inner city Detroit in the 60s”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

21. “My grandmother meeting Walt Disney on a visit to Disneyland in 1956”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

22. “My dad’s skateboarding at Hyde School in 1982. I think he was cooler than me.”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

23. “My traditional Australian upbringing, 1979”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

24. “My dad sculpting a bust of my mom, 1980s”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

25. “My mom winning the pie eating contest by beating all the boys, 1950”

20+ People Shared Nostalgic Photos That Soothed Our Soul

Did these photos take you back to a specific moment in your life? Have you ever found a surprising old photo of one of your relatives? Share your stories and pics with us in the comments. We’ll be waiting!

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