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April 5, 2015

15 Interesting Vintage Photos Show How People Celebrate Easter From the Past

Long before plastic eggs, marshmallow peeps and bunnies at the mall, Easter was about bonnets, pretty dresses and celebrating one of the most important dates on the Christian calendar. These vintage photographs show just how much Easter has changed over time.

Girl enjoys a huge chocolate Easter egg in 1930. (Getty Images)

Easter shopping in London in 1936. (Getty Images)

Eleanor Roosevelt greets children at the White House Easter Egg Roll in 1936. (AP)

Two women leaving church in Harlem on Easter Sunday in 1943, wearing their Sunday best. (Getty Images)

American actress Susan Hayward celebrating Easter.

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Baby and baby chick, in the 1950s.

Easter trees were definitely a thing -- especially in the 1950s. (Mark Jay Goebel/Getty Images)

The traditional exchange of chocolate eggs at Easter breakfast in 1955. (Evans/Three Lions/Getty Images)

Crowds pack Fifth Avenue in New York City in 1956 to watch the Easter Parade. (Getty Images)

Children with their bonnets and candy.

Stars of the "Our Gang" series dressed up for Easter.

A bunny pinup.

Women decked out in their Easter bonnets, in 1971.

Woman posing with her Easter bonnet.

(via The Huffington Post)



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