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eBook This is Who We Were: In the 1960s, 1st Edition

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  • DDC: 330.973
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  • 500 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released July 2016
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This is Who We Were: In the 1960s explores American life in the 1960s – a truly tumultuous and pivotal decade in our nation. Readers will uncover what life was like for ordinary Americans as they lived through a Social Revolution, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Vietnam War, all in the span of 10 short years. This new series is sure to be of value as both a serious research tool for students of American history as well as an intriguing climb up America's family tree. The richly-illustrated text provides an interesting way to study a truly unique time in American history.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Essay on the 1960S.
Introduction.
Profiles.
1: Olympic Weightlifter in 1960.
2: Television Programmer in 1961.
3: Automobile Salesman in 1961.
4: Plumbing Salesman in 1961.
5: Civil Rights Pioneer in 1961.
6: Baseball Barker in 1961.
7: Golf Caddie in 1962.
8: Record Producer in 1964.
9: Investor and Art Collector in 1965.
10: Developmental Psychologist in 1965.
11: Entrepreneur and Restructurer in 1965.
12: Longshoreman in 1966.
13: Disillusioned Beatle Fan in 1966.
14: African American Baseball Player in 1966.
15: Mexican Immigrant in 1966.
16: Daughter of Oil Executive in 1966.
17: Artist in 1966.
18: Super Glue Inventor in 1967.
19: Immigrant Medical Student in 1967.
20: Band Member in 1968.
21: Woman Golf Pro in 1968.
22: Ski Lodge Operators in 1968.
23: Electronics Worker in 1968.
24: Student Body President in 1968.
25: Native American Activist in 1969.
26: Sex Education Advocate in 1969.
27: Civilian Antiwar Advocates in 1969.
28: Inventor of Sweet ‘N Low in 1969.
29: Vietnam War Bride in 1969.
30: Record Producer in 1969.
Historical Snapshot.
31: Early 1960S.
32: Mid 1960S.
33: Late 1960S.
Economy of the Times.
34: Consumer Expenditures.
35: Annual Income, Standard Jobs.
36: Selected Prices.
37: The Value of a Dollar, 1860-2012.
All Around Us.
38: “New Grid League Has Troubles” GRIT, November 27, 1960.
39: “Negro Singer to Wed White Actress Sunday” the Danville Virginia Bee, November 12, 1960.
40: “The Revolution Nobody Noticed, Timid Taste Turned Bold” Life Magazine, December 26, 1960.
41: “Boom in Organized Bowling Continues, No End in Sight” GRIT, October 23, 1960.
42: “Improving Textbooks”Russell Kirk, National Review, September 10, 1960.
43: “Franchise Selling Catches on” 1960.
44: “Huge Salt Cavern in Kansas May be U.S. Treasure Chest” GRIT, November 27, 1960.
45: “This Is Coca-Cola?” Business Week, October 8, 1960.
46: “Admirals Expect Polaris Sub Buildup to Enlarge Pearl Harbor Fleet, Jobs” Honolulu Advertiser, March 20, 1961.
47: “Presley Due Tomorrow; Honolulu Airport Braced” Honolulu Advertiser, March 24, 1961.
48: “JFK Orders Start of Peace Corps” San Francisco Examiner, May 2, 1961.
49: “The Machines Are Taking Over, Computers Outdo Man at His Work Now and Soon May Outthink Him” Life Magazine, March 3, 1961.
50: “The Chosen Three for First Space Ride” by Loudon S. Wainwright, Life, March 3, 1961.
51: “Making the Tax Mess Worse” Editorial, Life Magazine, March 3, 1961.
52: “Special Message to Congress on Urgent National Needs” [Excerpt], President John F. Kennedy, May 25, 1961.
53: “Your Life Easily May Depend on How Well You Are Prepared, If an ATTACK Comes” by John D. Hacket, the Evening Sun, Baltimore, Maryland, August 1961.
54: “Working Girls Beat Living Cost” San Francisco Examiner, March 2, 1961.
55: “World’S Fair Poises for Start Today” the Salt Lake Tribune, April 21, 1962.
56: “JFK Is ASSASSINATED” by Frank Cormier, Associated Press, November 23, 1963.
57: “Education 1963” Fred M. Hachinger, Education Editor, the New York Times Encyclopedia Yearbook, 1964.
58: “Computers May Enable Men to Farm by Phone” the Greenville News (South Carolina), November 25, 1963.
59: “Building the Beatle Image” by Vance Packard, Saturday Evening Post, March 21, 1964.
60: “Strongest Rights Law Signed by President” Roanoke Times (Virginia), July 3, 1964.
61: “The Ku Klux Klan Is Moving Boldly Into the Open in a Last-Ditch Fight Against Integration; ‘We Got Nothing to Hide,’” by Harold H. Martin and Kenneth Fairly, the Saturday Evening Post, January 30, 1965.
62: Civil Rights Timeline.
63: Selma, Alabama High School Black Student Bettie Mae Fikes and Her Involvement in the Movement in 1965.
64: “Broken Glass Marks Namath Success Trail” Evening Independent (Massillon, Ohio), January 7, 1965.
65: “The Unwanted Fight” Arthur Daley, the Winston-Salem Journal (North Carolina), May 11, 1965.
66: “Congressmen Tap Outside Sources to Bolster Their $30,000 Salaries” by Richard Harwood, the Washington Post, May 1, 1966.
67: “College ‘Sex Revolution’ Overstressed” by Jean White, the Washington Post, May 1, 1966.
68: “The Inside Story of the NFL-AFL Merger” by Bob Stewart, Complete Sports, November 1966.
69: “Can She Boil a Pot Or Water, Billy Boy?” by Jeanne Lamb O’Neill, American Home, October 1966.
70: “The Talent for Listening, Help Your Child Learn to Love Good Music” by André Previn, American Home, October 1966.
71: “Things You Should Know About Harvest Aid Chemicals” Harris H. Barnes, Jr., Progressive Farmer, July 1967.
72: “Patent Protects Inventor Rights” Charleston Daily Mail, November 16, 1967.
73: “King Charges U.S. Stifled War Dissent” Delaware County Daily Times (Chester, Penn.), June 1, 1967.
74: “Will Lift-Skiing Spoil Snowmass?” by John Henry Auran, Skiing, October 1967.
75: “Hippie Meccas, Sun-Soaked Beaches Are Top Attractions” Columbus Daily Telegraph, July 19, 1967.
76: “The Search for a Nexus—Vietnam and the Negroes” William F. Buckley, Jr., National Review, August 22, 1967.
77: “PROTEST: The Banners of Dissent” Time, October 27, 1967.
78: “Astros Object to Playing on U.S. Day of Mourning” the New York Times, June 9, 1968.
79: “CONSERVATION, Reprieve for the Redwoods” Time, September 27, 1968.
80: “What Those Draft Classifications Mean” Good Housekeeping, June 1968.
81: “Beatles Still Tops in Poll” San Antonio Light, February 27, 1969.
82: “Program for Non-White Jobs to Begin” New York Times, September 21, 1969.
83: “The Game of the Name” by William Zinsser, Life, November 7, 1969.
84: “Gift for Nixon” World Week, January 31, 1969.
85: “In the Round, Viet Talks Resume” World Week, January 31, 1969.
Census Data.
State-by-State Comparative Tables.
86: Total Population.
87: White Population.
88: Black Population.
89: American Indian/Alaska Native Population.
90: Asian Population.
91: Foreign-Born Population.
92: Urban Population.
93: Rural Population.
94: Males Per 100 Females.
95: High School Graduates.
96: College Graduates.
97: One-Person Households.
98: Homeownership.
99: Median Home Value.
100: Median Gross Rent.
101: Households Lacking Complete Plumbing.
General Demographic Trends for Metropolitian Areas, 1960 to 1970.
102: United States.
103: Alabama.
104: Alaska.
105: Arizona.
106: Arkansas.
107: California.
108: Colorado.
109: Connecticut.
110: Delaware.
111: Washington D.C..
112: Florida.
113: Georgia.
114: Hawaii.
115: Idaho.
116: Illinois.
117: Indiana.
118: Iowa.
119: Kansas.
120: Kentucky.
121: Louisiana.
122: Maine.
123: Maryland.
124: Massachusetts.
125: Michigan.
126: Minnesota.
127: Mississippi.
128: Missouri.
129: Montana.
130: Nebraska.
131: Nevada.
132: New Hampshire.
133: New Jersey.
134: New Mexico.
135: New York.
136: North Carolina.
137: North Dakota.
138: Ohio.
139: Oklahoma.
140: Oregon.
141: Pennsylvania.
142: Rhode Island.
143: South Carolina.
144: South Dakota.
145: Tenessee.
146: Texas.
147: Utah.
148: Vermont.
149: Virginia.
150: Washington.
151: West Virginia.
152: Wisconsin.
153: Wyoming.
Bibliography.
Index.