Halloween in the 20th century was more traditional and with more horrible appearance. Traditional activities including trick-or-treating, bonfires, costume parties and haunted houses made it scarier. Halloween has its origins from ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain.
Earlier, Halloween was celebrated in the far different way as it is celebrated in today's time. There were no big stores to buy things. People used to craft their costumes and they were more scary and traditional than it is now. The masks and costumes of 1900's were more cultured and scary. Scare yourself with these old 1900's pictures and yes, this time customize your dress yourself for Halloween.
Perfectly dressed up to go for the Halloween party.
People celebrated Halloween in the most traditional way that looks too scary.
Does she really look like a real woman? Confused!
Children celebrate every festival in very exciting manner. They have most of the fun.
A Scary couple is posing for their Halloween picture with their cute cat.
They look so perfectly scary man.
Witch, skull and more scary witch, what left?
For every festival, lots of things are displayed to get the feel. Halloween also celebrated like that in early 20s. For more scary feel and environment, the decoration is done.
No single costume is repeated. People were so creative.
In the year 1946, children were also having school Halloween party with perfect costumes and makeup.
Picture of 1940, perfectly posed by a dog and a cat.
This picture is taken in the year 1938 that shows kids are ready and heading to the party with skull man.
Halloween costumes and make-up at the Harvest Festival on October 31, 1942, at the Tule Lake Relocation Center in California during World War II.
What better way to wrap up yourself for Halloween night.