Memories of Growing Up in Marysville

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Editor’s note: This is the 24th of a series about growing up in Marysville during the late 1930s and the 1940s written by Bill Boyd. Each article is a snapshot of the people, businesses and activities during that era as seen through the eyes of a young boy.
Boyd was born in Marysville in 1932, graduated from Marysville High School in 1950, and lived the greater part of his life here.
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It started with knickers
During the 1930s and early ‘40s, I’d say that three out of four boys, ages 8 to 12, wore knickers – not in summer, but throughout the rest of the year. It may have been even higher in our neighborhood.

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