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Portraits of of Protest From the 1957 Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom

On May 17, 1957, on the third anniversary of the Supreme Court’s epoch-making decision in the Brown v. Board of Education desegregation case, thousands of people traveled to Washington, D.C. 365 more words

Huronia Museum - Looking Back 60 Years Ago in North Simcoe - February 8th to 15th 1957

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 Browns Bread transport halted by glare ice on the roads has to be unloaded into smaller trucks, corner of Elizabeth Street and Midland Ave. 1,180 more words

Looking Back

Jean Simmons in 1957

Jean Simmons (1929 – 2010): A graceful leading lady of British and American film for over six decades, Jean Simmons was an Oscar-winning actress whose outward fragility belied an emotional power wielded with skill and precision in such film as “Great Expectations” (1946), “Hamlet” (1948), “Spartacus” (1960) and countless others.


This Weekend: Submarine Race Night

By popular request, our recent tribute to Murry the K will be rebroadcast on “The Grooveyard” Saturday night.  Host Alan Seltzer will take us to the Submarine Races, sharing rare clips from Murray the K’s radio shows, plus play music from many of the artists who appeared at his shows at the Brooklyn Fox, Brooklyn Paramount and other locations. 205 more words