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The Rise of the Haight

It was the center of a fresh music scene that brought the rise of a new sound, and cultivated a utopian community.  San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood became the epicenter of the hippie generation. Disillusioned and curious youth who wanted to explore a new way of living, different from their own upbringings, were encouraged to dive into this emerging counter-culture.

Teflon: A Happy Accident

It was an accidental discovery that became a part of everyday living. Dr. Roy Plunkett, a chemist ... more

1919 Chicago Race Riots

Pulitzer Prize winner Carl Sandberg likened the 1919 riot in Chicago to “the jungle.” It ... more

Civil Rights Movement Begins

Montgomery, Alabama, became the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement in 1955 when Rosa Parks ... more
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