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This Is Who We Were: In The 1960s

Table of Contents

Essay on the 1960s


Section One: Profiles

Olympic Weightlifter, Washington, DC & Rome, Italy

Television Programmer, Los Angeles, CA

Automobile Salesman, Chicago, IL

Plumbing Salesman, Honolulu, HI

Civil Rights Pioneer, Charleston, SC

Baseball Barker, St. Louis, MO

Golf Caddie, Baltimore, MD

Record Producer, Memphis, TN

Investor and Art Collector, Baltimore, MD

Developmental Psychologist, Nashville, TN

Entrepreneur and Restructurer, Los Angeles, CA

Longshoreman, Portland, OR

Disillusioned Beatle Fan, Birmingham, AL

African-American Baseball Player, Washington, DC

Mexican Immigrant, Delano, CA

Daughter of Oil Executive, Sardinia, Italy & New Jersey

Artist, New York, NY

Super Glue Inventor, Kingsport, TN

Immigrant Medical Student, San Francisco, CA

Band Member, Myrtle Beach, SC

Woman Golf Pro, Ladies Professional Golf Tour

Ski Lodge Operators, Winter Park, CO

Electronics Worker, Memphis, TN

Student Body President, Rock Hill, SC

Native American Activist, Puget Sound, WA

Sex Education Advocate, US Education Environment

Civilian Antiwar Advocates, Vietnam Moratorium

Inventor of Sweet ’N Low, New York, NY

Vietnam War Bride, Saigon, Vietnam & Boston, MA

Record Producer, Nashville, TN

Section Two: Historical Snapshots

Early 1960s

Mid 1960s

Late 1960s

Section Three: Economy of the Times

Consumer Expeditures

Annual Income

Selected Prices

Value of a Dollar Index 1860-2012

Section Four: All Around Us—What We Saw, Wrote, Read ↦ Listened To

All Around Us—1960s.

Section Five: Census Data

State-by-State Comparative Tables

General Demographic Trends for Metropolitan Areas, 1960 to 1970