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Peachtree Restaurant Concert and Vendor Fair 4 Vets

This May will see the 50th Anniversary of the Hazel Dell Parade of Bands as school bands, businesses and community groups converge to march through the middle of Hazel Dell, Washington. 1,148 more words

Clark County Issues

Another puzzle

Continuing to work through some fifty-year-old negatives of photographs I took in Scotland in 1964 I was intrigued by this one. There is nothing much to go on in this picture to give us much clue as to where it is. 353 more words

Childhood Memories

Mary Poppins (1964)

I decided to give this movie a try since I know quite a few songs from it (Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, Chim Chim Cheree, Spoonful of Sugar) and it’s Sound of Music’s Julie Andrews. 145 more words


1964 at 50: Remembering and Reassessing the Mississippi Summer Project

1964 at 50: Remembering and Reassessing the Mississippi Summer Project

One of my favorite sessions I attended at the 2014 Organization of American Historians meeting was ‘ 684 more words

Civil Rights

The power of Google streetview

A couple of days ago I posted a photograph to my blog which my sister said she’s never seen before, well I guess she’s never seen this one either. 132 more words

Childhood Memories

Music Monday #9: Gloria – Them (1964)

Inspired by Twitter’s “Music Monday”, every other Monday let’s make close-up on songs which have marked the sixties, and still considered today as classics.

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May 3, 1964: Old news.

For those who like a good news-bath, there’s no richer fount of information than a Sunday New York Times.

Even in this vaunted journalistic age, the Good Gray Lady’s Sunday edition is still a potent collection of news, comment, wit, perspective, and what A.J. 647 more words