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In 1919, the cover of The Country Gentleman featured a young man bobbing for apples as a ploy to impress a young lady. In fact, the game of bobbing for apples has a long association with marriage and fertility. One lost Halloween tradition involved women secretly marking the apples before throwing them in the tub for men to "bob" for; future matches were foretold depending on the apple each lad chose.

What Halloween Was Like the Year You Were Born

In 1919, the cover of The Country Gentleman featured a young man bobbing for apples as a ploy to impress a young lady. In fact, the game of bobbing for apples has a long association with marriage and fertility. One lost Halloween tradition involved women secretly marking the apples before throwing them in the tub for men to "bob" for; future matches were foretold depending on the apple each lad chose.

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Vintage Halloween Photograph ~ Girl with Papier-mâché Pumpkin Lantern * Circa, early 1900's

Vintage Halloween Photograph ~ Girl with Papier-mâché Pumpkin Lantern * Circa, early 1900's

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