17 Unsettling Historical Photos That Prove How Creepy The Past Really Was

1. When Halloween Was Way Creepier

Earlier generations of children experienced Halloween in its purest form.

Forget about department stores selling you already made superhero costumes! Back in the days, one would exploit mom’s few seconds of distraction to steal the sheets and turned them into a lousy ghost outfit.

Obviously, the results were horrible and attracted serious grounding. Most kids ended up raiding the neighborhood dressed like the Ku Klux Klan.

Below is another sample of just how deeply disturbing Halloween was. Costumes were so crudely crafted they were scary. Add the fact that the world was in black and white back then and you realize just much our modernity screwed up its ties with traditions.

via Imgur

Coming up is a dark chapter of the past that seems unbelievable today.