/Tag: books based in the 1950s

The Polio Generation: Built on Toughness

2019-03-13T21:16:21+00:00March 20th, 2019|

If you were born after the 1950s, you may know little or nothing about the frightening epidemic that was part of just about everyone's lives back then. Polio outbreaks were frequent and not well understood. Although doctors, hospitals and health organizations tried to fight this crippling disease, it continued to spread and affect children throughout

Eight Books That Will Bring You Back to the ’50s

2019-03-13T21:16:42+00:00March 13th, 2019|

Looking back over the past helps us learn about ourselves and our world, as well as revive thrilling, joyful, terrifying and heartbreaking memories. The decade of the 1950s conjures up images of the advent of rock and roll with Elvis Presley, the frightening polio outbreaks, the ominous Korean War and the fascinating introduction of the