While baby car seats weren’t mandated by law in all 50 US states until 1986, they existed in some form for decades. Child seats for cars in the 1930s were among the first designed, though their purpose was primarily so kids could have a better view on car rides. As parents began to understand that having children in the car could be distracting and risky, they came up with the idea of using something to keep them still. But those early attempts weren’t all that great when it came to making sure kids were safe. The designs were pretty basic, and safety wasn’t the top priority. If you were a child of the 1960s and 1970s, and perhaps even the early 1980s, you might not realize parents were even using baby car seats and toddler boosters at that time. Here are some vintage baby car seats that are far away from being safe.