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Students and Faculty protested Vietnam by participating in Teach-Ins, in which anti-war speakers and lecturers spoke and academic dialogue was built. This Drug Teach-In took place in January of 1968 at the University of Michigan. The University of…

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This newspaper article, published as a reaction to the Miss America Pageant protests is considered one of the main sources of the all prevalent myth that women burned their bras during the protest. While the author claims to be on the side of the…

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On April 21, 1975, Associate Dean Robert W. McAhren created a report of faculty opinion on coeducation at Washington and Lee (at the request of the administration). This report outlines faculty opinions on the subject and gives direct quotes on their…

Founded in 1926, the company that became Northwest Orient Airlines began operating extensive transpacific routes almost immediately after the conclusion of World War II. Throughout the latter half of the twentieth century, the airline also built up…

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This poster, distributed by the Office for Emergency Management and the War Production Board, enjoined every American to pay his or her taxes and to buy war bonds in order to "beat the Axis." The use of such propaganda capitalized on what historian…

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Johnny Unitas is remembered as one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play the game of football, but his NFL career had a rocky start. Cut by his hometown Steelers in 1955, Unitas was able to sign-on with the Colts for a one year contract in 1956.…

The first episode of Schoolhouse Rock tackled multiplication, and focused on the number three. To help children understand the concept, the song contextualized what probably-familiar multiples of three looked like, helped undoubtedly by the cartoon…

Braniff Airways began serving Oklahoma and Texas in 1930 and expanded rapidly after the air mail scandal of 1934, when the federal government awarded air mail contracts to new companies, including Braniff. The airline expanded domestic and…

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In the last years of the war, Great Britain, the US, and the USSR began a race to Berlin. This poster is an example of British propaganda justifying their alliance with the USSR and showing their people that together the Allies will win the war.
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