|Ohio License - 1938|
|Chicago License - 1901|
Fast forward to 2016, and while we gripe about it every time, we've pretty much resigned ourselves to posing for that dreadful obligatory photo required by the DMV to drive a vehicle in the United States.
Ironically, photos weren't always on driver's licenses in the United States. In fact, California was first to require photographs in 1958. Michigan required them in 1964, Texas came on board in the 70's, Oregon in 1979 and Vermont in the 90's. What really surprised me is that New York didn't add photos to licenses until 1984!
Did you get your license when you were 16, and did you pass the first time? What's it like to get a license in your state these days?
|This lady is an expert at shooting tranquilizers from far distances!|
|Remember the Dog Whisperer?|
Even though I'm not a fan of barbecue, lots of people are. This style of cooking means something different to each person, but there are still 4 styles based on specific locations. Memphis TN, North Carolina, Kansas City and of course, Texas. Memphis is well known the world over for pulled pork-shoulder dripping in sweet tomato-based sauce (eaten right off your plate or as a sandwich). North Carolina smokes that whole succulent pig in a vinegar-based sauce. Kansas City natives prefer ribs cooked in a dry rub, and Texans like everything BIG and they love their beef! Even though people are into this, it doesn't matter what state I visit or what culinary style of sauce you prepare, I still won't eat barbecue. (lol)
America on the Move
Evolution of the New York Driver’s License
1938 Ohio driver’s license from the National Museum of American History