Back to the Future
February 28, 2012 4:18 PM   Subscribe

In 1976, American students put their Tricentennial imaginings to paper. Some larger versions of the drawings are available over at Buzzfeed.
posted by gman (5 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
Oh, COME ON! Where's the drawing of a boot stamping on a human face forever? Kids these days.
posted by Mayor Curley at 4:47 PM on February 28, 2012 [1 favorite]

I... in Eduardo del Villa's picture, that's clearly Will Riker napping on a cloud, right?

I am freaked out. Can't sleep. Riker'll get me.
posted by ROU_Xenophobe at 5:02 PM on February 28, 2012 [1 favorite]

Unfortunate juxtaposition: Robert Berman's robot president saying "AS YOUR NEXT PRESIDENT I WILL..." followed by Tina Kambitsis' mushroom cloud. Yikes! But at least everything turns out okay in the next drawing.
posted by El Sabor Asiatico at 5:29 PM on February 28, 2012 [1 favorite]

In 1976 I was in love with Judy Jetson and Judy West so I would have probably drawn a Lost-in-Space/The Jetsons mixup 2076.
posted by birdherder at 8:09 PM on February 28, 2012

This drawing by Joanne Connaire seems to show children of the world joining hands in 2076, with their faces obscured, quite possibly wearing masks to protect themselves from whatever brown mass (air pollution?) is behind them.

posted by Philosopher Dirtbike at 6:25 AM on February 29, 2012

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