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The 1950s saw the birth of rock, pop and soul, and the 1960s was the greatest decade in pop music history -- and the only decade in which pop merged with other forms and was as concerned with art as they were. The sixties culture also produced fabulous fashions and marvelous movies. TV was in its golden age and sometimes could be seen in "living color." Social upheaval also marked these times, and from those times come the times we live in now, for better or for worse, and some of the era's achievements (civil rights for various groups, for example) are undeniably for the better. Now the world is full of aging baby boomers, still booming along, and when we're gone, history will begin to be rewritten as always, so while we're here, let's tell it like it was!  Pictured on this page:  JFK, Tailgunner Joe and Tiny Tim.  On the NavBar:  Rosa Parks.

 

 

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   Architect of the 'Great Society' Preview Go
Lyndon B. Johnson, The Architect of the Great Society, In his own words. Don't let people tell you what he did and stood for. Let him.
   The New York Central Railroad in 1950 Preview Go
Several years ago I wrote a story on the major railroads of 1950 and what happened to them. Now I am following up with a closer examination of the New York Central Railroad. This railroad only lasted until 1968 when it merged into Penn Central.But, what was it like in 1950? Find all sorts of unusual things from 1950 such as listings of all equipment and tracks, income from unusual investments and affiliates.
   genessa -- baby boomers! Preview Go
Lady G explores her boomerhood.


   genessa -- the long fifties! Preview Go
The Fifties Were a Long, Long Decade; Lee Harvey Oswald Smashed it to Bits. Lady G writes of JFK, the Beatles and the onset of the 1960s.
   Are Post World War II Subdivisions Worth Preserving? Preview Go
This website includes photographs of Post World War II houses in Tempe, Arizona, as well as a paper in support of preserving Post World War II subdivisions. This website contains educational resources and suggested readings for 1950s history. This website contains a graph of the growth of Tempe, Arizona from 1940 to 1960.
   The Old Fashioned Diner Preview Go
The Old Fashioned Diner is a web-diner designed to give you a trip back to those awesome 50's and 60's diners. Park your car in the parking lot, then walk inside to sit down and view the menu and prices. Feel free to use any of the images.
   Something in the Air Preview Go
The 1960's was the influential musical decade of the last century. On this site we will keep you in touch with the people who keep the SIXTIES SOUNDS ALIVE. Including GIG GUIDE, SIXTIES BANDS or SIXTIES SOLO ARTIST, and Tributes. News of 60s Festivals and Shows. Reviews wanted and published on the site. Sixties links.
   Jodash Oldies Preview Go
Home Of The Oldies On Live365 Playing Hits From The 60's & 70's
   Delgadillo's Snow Cap Diner Preview Go
Come with us to that little spot on Highway 66 where Delgadillo's Snow Cap Diner has been serving up dead chicken, cheeseburgers with cheese, and high jinks since 1953.
   Wave Radio Preview Go
Music and Chat Room,Different Era of Music each Night,50's to the 90's






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