Today is the first day of school for 1.1 million New York City public school kids. Why, the air positively crackles with the familiar strains of dread, excitement, anxiety, and relief (for parents).
Above, the September 1939 cover of the weekly Estonian picture magazine, Nadal Pildis. Just imagine the current events classes those kids had that year!
Below, issues depicting the summer fun we leave behind.
July 1939 (inside)
Covers are all from a collection of Vintage Estonian Magazines created by "katytarkpea," on scribd.