‘The School of Tomorrow,’ Miss Teenage America vs. hippies, and other wisdom from Boys’ Life circa 1968


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Boys’ Life, September, 1968

Publisher: Boy Scouts of America

Discovered at: Liberty Antique Mall, Liberty, MO

The Cover Promises: In the future, ghostly kids will don aluminum-foil PJs to attend school in that stupid hatch from Lost.

Representative Quotes:

“A generation or so from now a truly modern school will have a room, or perhaps several rooms, filled with equipment of the type shown on the cover of this issue.” (page 24)

“Whether you pick one aftershave that becomes your trademark or whether you collect lotions and colognes for every mood and occasion, the men’s toiletries industry is ready with the variety to add spice to your life.” (page 20)

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