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The 50 / 60 Kid - A Palo Alto Dreamer By jane horton
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What was Silicon Valley like before it was "Silicon Valley?" For both those who recollect the Bay Area in different times, and those who only know it now, this story delights with how... More > things used to be; the orchards, Sunday afternoon drives, and children who explored creeks, neighborhoods and life with intensity and passion. Growing up in Palo Alto in the 1950s and '60s meant a life filled with stories about good and bad guys: Davy Crockett, Communists, Republicans; the Church, and the Mickey Mouse Club. Jane’s vivid imagination is both her salvation and her nemesis, and seeing the world through her eyes brings to mind how imagination can triumph in even the most mundane situations. Her story of changing times evokes the hopes, discoveries, joys and disappointments that children confront, and of how some things never change. More than 50 photographs enrich Jane’s story, and you may find yourself remembering childhood wonders, joys and confusions as you relax and reflect with the Palo Alto Dreamer.< Less
The 50 / 60 Kid - A Palo Alto Dreamer By Jane Richter Horton
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What was Silicon Valley like before it was "Silicon Valley?” For both those who recollect the Bay Area in different times, and those who only know it now, this story delights with how... More > things used to be; the orchards, Sunday afternoon drives, and children who explored creeks, neighborhoods and life with intensity and passion. Growing up in Palo Alto in the 1950s meant a life of stories about good and bad guys: Davy Crockett, Communists, Republicans, the Church, and Mickey Mouse Club. Jane's vivid imagination is both her salvation and her nemesis; the world through her eyes reminds us how imagination can triumph in even the most mundane situations. This is a coming-of-age story and a look back at her youth in Palo Alto; simultaneously a biography and a commentary on culture, values, family, progress and change. More than 30 photographs enrich Jane's story, and you may find yourself remembering childhood wonders, joys, and confusions as you relax and reflect with the Palo Alto Dreamer.< Less
Clark Air Base Memories 1959-60 By Terry Ballard
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Air base life in the Philippines in the late 1950's as seen through the eyes of a young teen.
The 60 / 70 Sparkling - A Palo Alto Dreamer By Jane Horton
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There was great opportunity for the Palo Alto Dreamer; the 1960s and early 1970s were a sparkling time of life. Book one of this series told about "The 50/60 Kids," growing up in Palo Alto... More > in the 1950s and early 1960s. Part two of “A Palo Alto Dreamer” tells the story of a generation caught up in the revolution of the '60s and early '70s. Jane’s second decade was a roller coaster of volunteering, drugs, art, music and discovering sex and relationships. She was given the freedom to explore and went from worrying about nylon stockings and hair styles and makeup to traveling in Mexico and Canada and across America, living in a home-built camper and then on a commune. Join her in sharing the joys and the sorrows that made “The 60/70 Sparkling” such a unique time in history.< Less
The 60 / 70 Sparkling - A Palo Alto Dreamer By Jane Horton
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There was great opportunity for the Palo Alto Dreamer; the 1960s and early 1970s were a sparkling time of life. Book one of this series told about "The 50/60 Kids," growing up in Palo Alto... More > in the 1950s and early 1960s. Part two of “A Palo Alto Dreamer” tells the story of a generation caught up in the revolution of the '60s and early '70s. Jane’s second decade was a roller coaster of volunteering, drugs, art, music and discovering sex and relationships. She was given the freedom to explore and went from worrying about nylon stockings and hair styles and makeup to traveling in Mexico and Canada and across America, living in a home-built camper and then on a commune. Join her in sharing the joys and the sorrows that made “The 60/70 Sparkling” such a unique time in history.< Less
Life on Main Street By Deborah (Giehl) Cadorette
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“When I was young I never knew that walking down Main Street would feel so much like home—for the rest of my life.” Each time I come back to visit my parents home on Main Street... More > it’s as though I’m on hallowed grounds. Times have changed, businesses have changed hands, new shops & eateries emerged. Yet this small town remains sweet with history and memories of growing up in the 1950's & 60's. People who owned businesses lived in town either in the same building or just a few doors away. This book fondly recalls the community and culture of Allentown New Jersey in the 50's and 60's through the eyes of a girl born in Dr. Farmers' small town hospital in 1951. From attending first grade in a local church because there was no room in the school building, to sitting on the front porch watching the hot cars drive through town in the 60's...these are times worth remembering. THIS VERSION CONTAINS COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS AND ILLUSTRATIONS.< Less
Life on Main Street By Deborah (Giehl) Cadorette
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“When I was young I never knew that walking down Main Street would feel so much like home—for the rest of my life.” Each time I come back to visit my parents home on Main Street... More > it’s as though I’m on hallowed grounds. Times have changed, businesses have changed hands, new shops & eateries emerged. Yet this small town remains sweet with history and memories of growing up in the 1950's & 60's. People who owned businesses lived in town either in the same building or just a few doors away. This book fondly recalls the community and culture of Allentown New Jersey in the 50's and 60's through the eyes of a girl born in Dr. Farmers' small town hospital in 1951. From attending first grade in a local church because there was no room in the school building, to sitting on the front porch watching the hot cars drive through town in the 60's...these are times worth remembering. THIS VERSION CONTAINS COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS AND ILLUSTRATIONS.< Less
Life on Main Street By Deborah (Giehl) Cadorette
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“When I was young I never knew that walking down Main Street would feel so much like home—for the rest of my life.” Each time I come back to visit my parents home on Main Street... More > it’s as though I’m on hallowed grounds. Times have changed, businesses have changed hands, and new shops & eateries emerged. Yet this small town remains sweet with history and memories of growing up in the 1950's & 60's. School days...boys and their cars, holiday traditions. People who owned businesses lived in town either in the same building or just a few doors away. Documented quotes throughout by F. Dean Storms. This book fondly recalls the community and culture of Allentown New Jersey through the eyes of a girl born in Dr. Farmers' small town hospital in 1951. From attending first grade in a local church--to sitting on the front porch watching the hot cars drive through town in the 60's...these are times worth remembering. THIS VERSION CONTAINS BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS AND ILLUSTRATIONS.< Less
Life on Main Street By Deborah (Giehl) Cadorette
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“When I was young I never knew that walking down Main Street would feel so much like home—for the rest of my life.” Each time I come back to visit my parents home on Main Street... More > it’s as though I’m on hallowed grounds. Times have changed, businesses have changed hands, and new shops & eateries emerged. Yet this small town remains sweet with history and memories of growing up in the 1950's & 60's. School days...boys and their cars, holiday traditions. People who owned businesses lived in town either in the same building or just a few doors away. Documented quotes throughout by F. Dean Storms. This book fondly recalls the community and culture of Allentown New Jersey through the eyes of a girl born in Dr. Farmers' small town hospital in 1951. From attending first grade in a local church--to sitting on the front porch watching the hot cars drive through town in the 60's...these are times worth remembering. THIS VERSION CONTAINS BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS AND ILLUSTRATIONS.< Less
That Perfect Spring By Bruce Fabricant
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Come back to the 1950s and relive the dreams of 15 young boys who grew up playing baseball in Mount Vernon, New York. Hear them reminisce about what it was like 60 years ago living in a community... More > where baseball was not just a sport but a way of life. Meet their dads and brothers who threw practices pitches after dinner and bought them their first mitts. Meet the mom who pulled her son out of kindergarten to watch a New York Giants game at the Polo Grounds on Ladies Day. Travel with them as they sang All I Have to Do Is Dream on the bus to away games. But most of all, hear how they became the A.B. Davis High School baseball team that won a championship in 1959.< Less