Thu., August 24, 2017 at 6:30pm
Thu., August 24, 2017 at 12:00am
Salem Public Library
821 E. State St.
The program “Back to the Fifties – Behind the American Dream” will be presented by Ohio History Connection on August 24, 2017 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Quaker Room of Salem Public Library located at 821 E. State St., Salem, OH 44460. The program is open to the public and free of cost to attend.
The 1950’s are often thought of as a decade of progress and prosperity for all Americans. This program will unveil and discuss the complex social issues everyday people faced in the 1950s and how these issues continue to affect present day society. Topics of discussion may include: Cold War fears, African American civil rights, the roles of women, teenage rebellion, science and education, and the blending of culture and society.
Registration for this interactive video conference program is required and may be done online at www.salem.lib.oh.us or by calling the library at 330-332-0042 for assistance.