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This is who we were : in the 1960s.

Author: Scott Derks; Grey House Publishing, Inc.
Publisher: Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Takes a look at the decade in America when demonstrations were commonplace and traditional values were questioned and presents American history through the eyes and ears of everyday Americans. Representing all classes, dozens of occupations, and all regions of the country, this book includes 30 profiles of individuals and families--their life at home, on the job, and in their neighborhood--with lots of photos and  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Derks; Grey House Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781619252486 1619252481
OCLC Number: 859675328
Notes: "Based on material from Grey House Publishing's Working American Series by Scott Derks."
"Our jobs -- Our clothes -- Our leisure -- Our day to day -- What we paid for rent & food -- What we read -- What we watched -- What we ate -- How we travelled -- Plus: U.S. Census comparisons & rankings and state-by-state census data"--Cover.
Description: x, 607 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: Profiles --
Historical snapshots --
Economy of the times --
All around us : what we saw, wrote, read & listened to --
Census data.

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Takes a look at the decade in America when demonstrations were commonplace and traditional values were questioned and presents American history through the eyes and ears of everyday Americans. Representing all classes, dozens of occupations, and all regions of the country, this book includes 30 profiles of individuals and families--their life at home, on the job, and in their neighborhood--with lots of photos and historical images of the time, including the African American in Washington, D.C. who taught himself how to win a gold medal for weight lifting in the 1960s Olympics, to the Nashville country music record producer who signed Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline, and Chet Atkins.

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