Photos from the '60s & '70s when guys didn't have to hide it
A colleague of mine loves this time of year -- he says it's the start of Girl Watching Season.
See below -- the first cutline is hysterical!
Every day around lunch time many Charlotte businessmen take time to participate in the international sport of girl watching. The scenery is great, they agree, whether blonde, brunette or redhead. Here Mrs. Kay Jackson turns heads as she walks past the local girl watchers' roost on Tryon St. - 1969
they caught sight of a shapely female passing. The boys were breaking for lunch
while working on the new Northwestern Bank building. 1971.
"I think Charlotte has the best looking women in the United States." - 1969
Bobby Green of Blythe Bros. Co. does his own brand of girl-watching in
the 100 block of E. Fifth St. - 1972
These two probably ran with a story about "decorated knees."
Charlotte News reporter Pam Hawkins is featured.
At the Charlottetown Mall, Pam sat down as if waiting for someone and immediately drew
a crowd of knee inspectors. People may not notice anyone on the streets of New York,
but they certainly do in Charlotte. - 1966
(Charlotte) News reporter Pam Hawkins strolls up Tryon Street in short skirt and decorated knees. The newest fashion fad brings titters from the two gentlemen she's just passed.