Brothers Brian and Heide Wilson, 6 and 7, walk through a Haunted House at 2109 Webster St. Photo published Oct. 20, 1972
Published Tuesday October 22, 2013
12 retro Omaha photos from Halloweens past
The World-Herald photo archive has no shortage of fun photos from Octobers long gone.
Vintage haunted houses, costumed bowling parties, macabre salads, that kind of thing. Here's a sampling. Enjoy.
Don't let it be said these workers at Pefferoni's Pizza Restaurant can't serve up a mean salad. Chef Jamie Fitzgerald, left, and waitresses Kellee Dilley, center, and Linda Seever got in the Halloween spirit and created a bewitching salad from a whole head of lettuce. Photo by Bob Paskach/THE WORLD-HERALD. Photo published Nov. 1, 1989.
Brothers Brian and Heide Wilson, 6 and 7, walk through a Haunted House at 2109 Webster St. Photo published Oct. 20, 1972.
Sandy Aldrich takes a turn with the ball. Photo published Nov. 1, 1971
Lieut. William J. Baxter finds an incoming witch on the sky-scanning scope at the Air Force Radar Station, 72nd and Bennington Road. Photo published Oct. 31, 1957
Sherri Brewer, 11, and Debbie Allen, 10, are reassured by Harry McGuire at a haunted house. Photo published Oct. 26, 1971
Flying objects which have shocked this woman are put in space by trick photography. Photo published in 1960.
John Reimer, top, and Dave Basinger help entangle a body in a huge spider web for the Greater Omaha Youth for Christ's haunted house fundraiser. Photo published Oct. 20, 1972.
Greg Severson, 24, sets up a porch of horrors at his 5259 14th St. address. The display took four months to complete. Photo published Nov. 1, 1972.
That's Brian Tindle, 10, behind the mask. Photo by Robert Taylor/THE WORLD-HERALD. Photo published Oct. 27, 1983.
Tim Weikert, 20, of Offutt Air Force Base, donned the costume he'll be wearing at the Hex at Westgate Plaza, one of this year's unusual new haunted houses. Photo by Robert Taylor/THE WORLD-HERALD. Photo published Oct. 21, 1980.
The Personal Crisis Center will stage its first annual Phantom Ball on Halloween. Photo by Bill Batson/THE WORLD-HERALD. Photo published Oct. 28, 1985.
Matt Baker, of Yutan, Neb., as farmer Dracula. Photo by Jim Burnett/THE WORLD-HERALD. Photo published Oct. 10, 1993.
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