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Sixties: Home

Databases

Ms. Jeral

Proquest Historical Newspapers don't forget to look up criticism and reviews of plays and theater companies from the 60s

Living Theatre

San Francisco Mime Troupe

Introduction to the San Francisco Mime Troupe

Bread and Puppet Theater

Interview with Andre Gregory

Hair the musical, requires FLASH

Mr. Grossman

George Washington University / National Security Archive

Cuban Missile Crisis declassified documents, photos and more

Tonkin Gulf Incident archival material

NASA

Moon Landing from NASA

Sputnik and The Dawn of the Space Age a history of the era from NASA

Smithsonian

Vietnam from the Smithsonian requires FLASH (may not work at school)

Counterculture from the Camera of Lisa Law (Smithsonian exhibit) photographs from a music insider

University of Virginia

The Sixties Project housed at UVA use the Table of Contents on the left. Check out the personal narratives and primary documents.

University of Virginia Psychedelic 60s Page links to cultural and literary aspects of the 60s.

PBS

Eyes on the Prize - from the American Experience. Landmark series on the fight for racial equality in the US.

Vietnam Online from the American Experience

Soundtrack for a Revolution from the American Experience. Provides the music of the fight for civil rights.

Presidential Libraries

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

Nixon Presidential Library

Museum of Television

Democratic Convention 1968 - news broadcasts from NBC

The Kennedy Assassination Page a HUGE collection of links on the assassination

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza- a well regarded museum located in the building from which Oswald assassinated President Kennedy.

The 60s in Berkeley

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School scroll down the list of 20th century primary source documents or search by keyword

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (1960-1966)

Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson

Women's Liberation Movement documents from the Special Collections Library at Duke University

Woodstock story the line up, video clips, and more

The 1960s