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BOO!!! ASHEVILLE HALLOWEEN THROUGH THE DECADES

IN THE SPIRIT OF GHOULS AND GOBLINS:

A BLOG OF LEVITY

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Jobbernowls Party: Asheville Citizen 10/28/1899

                                                                                        ASHEVILLE CITIZEN 10/28/1899

IN 1899 HALLOWEEN WAS A TIME FOR STORIES

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HALLOWEEN SCROOGE?

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THE ROARING TWENTIES’ APPROACH TO HALLOWEEN…

MASQUERADE BALL AND CANDY!

WHEN MOM STILL SEWED YOUR COSTUME! 10/27/1924

WHEN MOM STILL SEWED YOUR COSTUME! 10/27/1924

I BET THIS WAS A SWINGIN' PARTY. AC 10/28/1924

I BET THIS WAS A SWINGIN’ PARTY. AC 10/28/1924

IT'S ALWAYS BEEN ABOUT THE CANDY! 10/29/1924

IT’S ALWAYS BEEN ABOUT THE CANDY! 10/29/1924

LAW ENFORCEMENT PUT A DAMPER ON ALL HALLOWS EVE

IN 1932…BOO…

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SPOOKY PREVAILS IN THE 50’S!

thes PTA ladies knew how to get spooky!

These PTA ladies knew how to get spooky!

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1955

THE SKATING RINK WAS AN OLD HAUNT FOR GOBLINS IN 1950

THE SKATING RINK WAS AN OLD HAUNT FOR GOBLINS IN 1950

…AND THE 60’S KEPT IT CREEPY…

NOTHING SAYS "TRICK OR TREAT" LIKE A HEAD TO TOE PLASTIC COSTUMES

NOTHING SAYS “TRICK OR TREAT” LIKE A HEAD TO TOE PLASTIC COSTUME (A.CIT. 1963)

OH THE HORROR!

OH THE HORROR!

AS THE WISE SKELETON SAYS:

LET’S KEEP HALLOWEEN ALIVE…I MEAN DEAD…

AW, YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN, RIGHT?

TALK TO THE HANDS

TALK TO THE HANDS

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