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How Lyndon B. Johnson Spent Election Day 1964

Lyndon B. Johnson’s first year as president was one for the history books: it began with President Kennedy’s assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, and ended almost exactly a year later with Johnson’s reelection to the White House, in a major victory over controversial Republican candidate Barry Goldwater. 155 more words

Model Home No. 4

In the 1960’s modernist architecture suddenly started to be appealing to the masses. It was presented in magazines as white, clean and luxurious, symbolizing a new modern, progressive way of life. 340 more words


Just What Is Going On In This Photo?

When I was living in Guatemala, my companion and I boarded with a local family who took in travellers from all over the world. We met some fabulous people and some peculiar ones. 117 more words


West End Study- 1964

The following item is comes from the City Data Addenda at the State Historical Society of Missouri-St. Louis. The item is a 1964 study of the Central West End are which examines potential investment locations, recommends solutions etc. 13 more words

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See What It Was Like to Be a Teen Living in the White House in 1964

Americans today are accustomed to seeing a teenage girl living at the White House, from Sasha Obama and Malia Obama, whose future recently made headlines, to Chelsea Clinton and Barbara and Jenna Bush. 200 more words

Masada Archaeological Excavation diary Feb-Apr 1964

February 16th 1964

As instructed we meet in the Public Garden opposite the municipality in Beersheva on Sunday at 2.00, and are driven in army trucks to the bottom of Masada, a 2 to 3 hour ride. 2,261 more words


Beautiful dashcam footage of Sunset Strip, 1964

I can’t decide if I like the cars or the billboards more.

And if you like this, you might like the film below too, which was made to promote Los Angeles to advertisers for the (now extinct) Los Angeles Herald-Express in 1954.