ERIC Number: EJ548193
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Family in the Fifties: Hope, Fear, and Rock n' Roll.
Wood, Linda P.
OAH Magazine of History, v11 n3 p36-38 Spr 1997
Describes a high school oral history project where the students investigated the culture, attitudes, and experiences embedded in the 1950s. The students discovered a harsh reality behind the popular nostalgia, a reality that included racism and sexism. Provides sample questions and quotes from the transcripts. (MJP)
Descriptors: Family (Sociological Unit), Family History, Historiography, History Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Local History, North American Culture, Oral History, Personal Narratives, Popular Culture, Popular Music, Racial Discrimination, Secondary Education, Sex Discrimination, Social History, Social Science Research, Social Studies, Student Research, United States History
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A