Vintage Kids Halloween

JFK reviewing his children's costumes in the Oval Office, kids in full Batman regalia in the 1960s, bobbing for apples in 1940—see vintage pictures of Halloween celebrations throughout the years.

Clockwise from top left: AP Photo (2); Getty Images (2)

Clockwise from top left: AP Photo (2); Getty Images (2)

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Drew Barrymore

 A young Drew Barrymore dresses up as a purple Crayola crayon for Halloween in 1984.

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‘Punky’ & Ricky

Punky Brewster actress Soleil Moon Frye and ’80s TV star Ricky Schroder pose in their Halloween costumes in 1984.

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Brooke Shields

Actress Brooke Shields at Halloween party at Regine’s in New York City in 1981.

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Sonny & Chaz Bono

Singer Sonny Bono poses with a young Chaz Bono as the two wear matching costumes on Halloween in 1972.

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Betty Ford

First lady Betty Ford hands out cookies and candy to a few lucky trick-or-treaters on Halloween in 1974.

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Princess Masako

Six-year-old Japanese Crown Princess Masako Owada is disguised as a skeleton as she and some friends prepare for the annual Halloween parade in New York.

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Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley wears a mask as he and actress Joan Bradshaw celebrate Halloween at a party in Hollywood, Calif., in 1957.

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A boy and a girl wear Halloween costumes for trick-or-treating in this vintage shot.

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Batman, the Green Hornet, Superman, and a host of other comic strip characters get geared up for Halloween in New Jersey, 1966.

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President John F. Kennedy in the Oval Office previewing Caroline and John Jr.'s Halloween costumes, October 1963.

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Elementary school children at a Halloween festival in Anaheim, Calif., in October 1962.

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A group of children in Halloween outfits, Milwaukee, Wisc., circa 1930s.

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A Halloween party circa 1940 in New York City. The party was organized for members of Tots' Town, a daycare facility at the Children's Aid Society's James Center.

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Three girls try out their masked costumes as they prepare for Halloween festivities in the College Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1929.

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Children in costumes arriving at a Halloween party, circa 1955.

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Halloween Festival

Elementary school children at the Halloween festival in Anaheim, Calif., in October 1962.

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The 1962 Halloween episode of Lassie.

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A young girl in a Halloween hat posing with a jack o' lantern, circa 1945.

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A group of children wearing Halloween costumes wait in a trick-or-treat line to receive apples from an officer at a police precinct, circa 1960.

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Full-length portrait of three children wearing Halloween costumes and holding trick-or-treat bags with their hands held out, circa 1955.

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A little girl, wearing a clown costume for trick-or-treating, chooses a treat at Halloween, 1960s.