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    1955 a publication on the social rating of community areas in Metropolitan Detroit was prepared in response to an apparent number of requests for such information from member agencies of the United Community Services The information was intended to summarize and explain the standing social position of all communities in Metro Detroit based on their economic relation to each other and Lincoln Elementary and High School McClennanville SC A Standing Artifact of Desegregation in South Carolina Date s 1955 to 1960 Location Greenville South Carolina Tag s equalization schools Supreme Court construction Lincoln Greenville SC South Carolina Educational System Brown vs Board of Educat Education Desegregation A photograph of Lincoln Elemetary and High School as it still stands in McClennanville South Carolina an unoccupied building with boarded windows is the starting point for this episode in American history The photograph was taken by Rebekah Dobrasko in 2008 as part of a master s thesis on equalization schools in South Carolina Across the state of South Carolina from 1951 1960 a wave Racial Relationships within the Suburban Community Date s 1955 to 1973 Location Westchester New York Tag s Suburbs Civil Rights Race Relations Community race The large amount of social change that occurred within the mid 20 th century arose from the push toward equality between the groups of people urging the nation for integration These groups pushed for the basic rights for people of any gender race or sexual orientation This desire to change the nation led to many government and social acts to protect and provide these oppressed Making the Journey Date s 1955 to 1974 Location Orange Florida Tag s G I Bill Suburbanization American Dream Everyday Charles Thomas Anderson would embark from the Winter Park Post Office He would head north on New York Avenue from

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    needed guidance on locating the more interesting city locales and landmarks As a solution The Detroit Free Press published this article in May of 1886 to offer assistance to the intelligent excursionists to the old city who wished to see the historic sites that Detroit had to offer This The Start of a New Era Date s January 1955 to 1955 Location Orange Florida Tag s Florida Tourism Winter Park

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    in downtown Birmingham on a Good Friday Reverend Martin Luther King Jr wrote his famous letter A Letter From Birmingham Jail responding to the criticism demonstrated by eight prominent white clergy man This letter has been found important through out history because it expresses King s feelings toward the unjust events and it is an example of a well written argument Old Winter Park Road Date s January 1 1950 Location Tag s Winter Park Feminism Post World War II the Unites State s history is shaped by activism Starting with the African American civil rights movement feminist and homosexuals found their voice and followed with their own activist movement Sarah Mrs Joe K Galloway s story Joyce Kilmer Was Right is a small representation of this particularly the feminist movement In her story Galloway tells how in the 1950s US Declared Able to Wage Cold War Date s November 10 1952 Location Tag s Cold War Red Scare How ready was the United States ready for the Cold War On November 10 1952 an article was printed in the New York Times Its purpose was to cover a dinner forum at the New School for Social Research at 66 West Twelfth Street Manhattan New York to discuss the need for the continuance of the newly coined Cold War as well as the economic and social ramifications of the war that would persist Winter Park Amtrak Station Date s 1962 Location Tag s Winter Park Florida Amtrak The Winter Park train station has existed almost as long as Rollins College has Students have traveled in and out of Winter Park on trains that stop at the station Before flying became popular the train was the only practical way to go home or to travel anywhere In this article Rollins College

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    seductive and driving force of communism An article published in the New York Times on June 14 1953 sought to answer this question Elizabeth Janeway s Why They Become Communists Americans seeking an effective answer to communism s internal danger must first be aware of its influence was the entire title of the article and resolved to serve as an indicator as to why and how The 1970s Through Film Date s January 1 1970 to December 31 1979 Location Tag s Vietnam War The 1970s 1972 Election The 1970 s were a tumultuous time in American history Movements regarding the war in Vietnam civil rights and gay rights escalated as the United States entrenched itself in economic crises and political divisions As these movements gained momentum the political system as well as the prevailing social notions of the time attempted to quash any semblance of progressive thinking until the end of Bob MacHardy s Journey to Work Date s August 25 1985 Location Tag s Suburbanization Urbanization Obituary Bob MacHardy was a teacher at Winter Park High School from 1962 until his unexpected death in 1985 During that time he and his wife and sons lived at 233 Pinewood

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    and general family welfare Whether it be tracking the course of children s future college aspirations or careful analysis of new purchases to the home women can better and more efficiently provide for their families Part of the use of skilled reasoning in even everyday chores like dishwashing explains the author is the mental stimulus provided which might make the dull boring necessities of life go by quicker This article speaks to the overall attitude of the 1950s Though easy to misrepresent as complacent accepting of male activity and female stagnation and the division of public and private spheres the reality is much more complicated For all that women s place in domesticity is reinforced by such books as Management in the Home they also represent a certain contradiction Jessamyn Neuhous writes in the Journal of Women s History that women in the 1950s were aware of the boredom and emotional stress created by their isolated environments Topics specifically focused on women were redirected to fit gender norms but works still existed which actively acknowledged women s intelligence and need for intellectual pursuits Women could think like scientists but it was only acceptable for such thoughts to be directed toward

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    1953 Better Homes and Gardens magazine ran an advertisement for clock radios Zenith Radio Corporation one of the leading producers of clock radios was responsible for the ad The ad highlighted differences in clock radios Regular radios only broadcasted music and shows Clock radios like the ones featured in this advertisement offered consumers a bonus feature They could also tell Alabama s Resistance to Brown v Board of Education Date s May 17 1954 to May 23 1954 Location Montgomery Alabama Tag s Desegregation Brown v Board 1954 alabama Arguably one of the most influential and groundbreaking decisions handed down by the Supreme Court is the landmark case of Brown v Board of Education 1954 Overturning the precedent previously set by Plessy v Ferguson 1896 the Court ruled that separate but equal was inherently unequal in the realm of public education This ruling came as quite a shock and Separate and Unequal Date s January 1 1940 to January 1 1950 Location Jefferson Alabama Tag s Mining alabama Coal Bessemer Bessemer Alabama In late 1947 Howard E Logan was attempting to get his job back at the Ensley Works in Bessemer Alabama by appealing to bosses and the union workers alike Logan was among the massive numbers of black men employed in Bessemer by the steel and coal industries He had been off for eighteen days with a bad throat received medical treatment by the company doctors and was released to reenter Cold War Heats Cold Feet Date s July 15 1950 to July 27 1953 Location New York New York Tag s Conscription Korean War Marriage Here comes the bride all dressed in white In mid July 1950 many young couples were coming closer and closer to hearing the bridal march New York jewellers were astounded by the sudden

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    Management in the Home Scientific Reasoning for Domestic Pursuits Date s September 8 1954 Location Tag s Women 1950s Dr Elaine Knowles Weaver of Ohio State University urges women to analyze their tasks in this article posted in the New York Time 1954 The book cited by Dr Weaver is Management in the Home a joint effort by three female university professors that seeks to apply scientific deductive reasoning to

    Original URL path: http://historyengine.richmond.edu/fips/view/30880 (2016-02-15)
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    was a marker of innovation economic mobility and increased employment A 1956 study conducted by the Detroit City Plans Commission presents a crucial comprehensive collection of facts and statistics about the current state of industry and its projected growth In the section entitled Management in the Home Scientific Reasoning for Domestic Pursuits Date s September 8 1954 Location Franklin Ohio Tag s Women 1950s Dr Elaine Knowles Weaver of Ohio

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