The program lists the events scheduled at the Lincoln Memorial, on August 28, 1963, that included speeches from prominent civil rights and religious leaders. The highlight of which of course was Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
A 1960 pamphlet given out to children by? — funeral homes.
Bill Ray’s photos of the members show a different side of the now infamous gang.
One still very popular board game has been around since before the Civil War.
In 1967, there was no cooler place to be than Haight-Ashbury.
Hungry? You won’t be. Over on the lively forum, Vintage Ads, they’re currently having a “Regrettable Food” ads contest. Here’s some of their worst, plus a few additions.
In 1963, a troll doll had a formal White House visit with the president.
Post’s Sugar Rice Krinkles, the only breakfast cereal approved by both John Wayne Gacy and Pennywise.
The Colonel brings new meaning to the catch phrase “finger lickin good.”
So, which character’s “tagline” is your tagline?
OMG guys, One Direction might be our new Beatles!
Looking back 45 years at one of the most turbulent years in modern history. (Warning: graphic images)
In 1969, Life magazine captured both the energy and the misery of a hot summer day in the city.
In 1961, the influential poet read her touching and deeply personal poem on the BBC.
On this day in 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the landmark piece of civil rights legislation.
You have 10 minutes to answer these 30 questions.
In 1969, Life magazine explored the “freaky new freedoms” of fashion seen on high school students across the country. The inspiring fashion from that year is a far cry from the Aeropostale, Forever 21, and American Eagle clothing worn by students today.
Did you know John Lennon co-wrote one of his biggest hits?
After a car crash left him in a coma, his famous characters helped pull him out of it.
A rare look at some of the behind-the-scenes magic that went into building “The Happiest Place On Earth.”
On the 45th anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination, we look back at his final hours. (WARNING: graphic images)
There are some amazingly strange similarities between the two iconic presidents.
Check out how much the “Windy City” has changed in 50 years. RIP Marshall Field’s.
In 1967, the government produced a film that would teach naval officers how to behave around women. My question is why did they even make this film in the first place?
Just a further reminder that Wranglers Jeans have never been cool.
If it’s Monday, Don Draper is still drunk, and it’s time for the Mad Men Sexist Ad of the Week.
These imaginative posters from the 1960s encouraged kids to (gasp!) explore the library.
A look back at an epic year that gave us Twister, Star Trek, The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds and an escalating war in Vietnam.