Monday, November 25, 2013

Many Rivers To Cross Episode 5: What's Going On

                                                           
  

 A Picturesque View of the 60’s in these United States of America

                                     





Marchers in Phoenix Arizona



The Shirelles singing " This is Dedicated To The One I Love"  




Taking a short break in Da Nang


Pen in hand writing a letter to his mom 

     
                                                                                                                                                                                      When our "Soldier Boy " went off to VietNam  we wished them well and God speed.

                                                                                                                     
Soldier Boy Oh, my little soldier boy, I’ll be true to you.


Marching in Tallahasee Florida 


If you were a young teen lady in love and made a habit of running to the mailbox looking for a letter you know the song by The Marvelettes “Please Mr. Postman” had you spinning.  




Stand In's waiting to be seated in Virginia. When we can't sit we will stand until we can. 


We did it our way


Carlos and Smith 1968 Olympics 


45 and 78 RPM’s going round and round 



In Phoenix students marched on the State Capitol to protest unfair Housing Accommodations



Excerpt of the last paragraph from the Chicago Daily Defender 1962

Signing off: I can’t stop loving my ancestors




4 comments:

Kristin said...

I do remember those songs.

Cecelia J.Cook said...

Oh Wow!! I was on a trip here, Vicky! I loved the "feel" of this. Thanks for your gift :)

Ms Vicky said...

Nothing like those old songs Kristin!

Ms Vicky said...

Thank you as always Cecelia!