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The Resource A small town in Texas : reflections on growing up in the '50s and '60s, Glenn Dromgoole

A small town in Texas : reflections on growing up in the '50s and '60s, Glenn Dromgoole

Label
A small town in Texas : reflections on growing up in the '50s and '60s
Title
A small town in Texas
Title remainder
reflections on growing up in the '50s and '60s
Statement of responsibility
Glenn Dromgoole
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thrity-three stories touch on changes that affected not only residents of small towns, but virtually all Americans in the '50's and '60's - changes in race relations, family mobility, music, cars, sports, religion, politics, technology, even food
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
976.4/157
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F394.S696
LC item number
D76 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Texas heritage series
Series volume
no. 4
Label
A small town in Texas : reflections on growing up in the '50s and '60s, Glenn Dromgoole
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Introduction -- Up from the fifties -- A generation in blue jeans -- Black and White worlds -- When busing wasn't a bad word -- A man of faith, a man of courage -- A strong, kind woman -- Whatever happened to the extended family? -- Mammaw and dang-dang -- Christmas in the country -- The first time I saw Santa -- Democrats on TV -- When Kennedy died -- Collapse of communism -- The queen and I -- Six men -- I want to speak to a live human being! -- Smoke 'Em if you've got 'Em -- Elvis and Chubby -- Staying cool -- Downtown revisited -- The first VW in town -- Our love affair with cars -- The magical windshield wiper -- Vote dry! Middle names -- Humpy Jack -- The Mud Bowl -- Flies and skinners -- A lifetime sport -- Fried chicken -- Pizza, for a change -- A small town in Texas -- Where are you from?
Control code
55474036
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
154 p.
Isbn
9781880510865
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004011815
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2004. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2005. Author's inscribed presentation copy to Steve [Davis], 3-31-05. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.
Label
A small town in Texas : reflections on growing up in the '50s and '60s, Glenn Dromgoole
Publication
Contents
Introduction -- Up from the fifties -- A generation in blue jeans -- Black and White worlds -- When busing wasn't a bad word -- A man of faith, a man of courage -- A strong, kind woman -- Whatever happened to the extended family? -- Mammaw and dang-dang -- Christmas in the country -- The first time I saw Santa -- Democrats on TV -- When Kennedy died -- Collapse of communism -- The queen and I -- Six men -- I want to speak to a live human being! -- Smoke 'Em if you've got 'Em -- Elvis and Chubby -- Staying cool -- Downtown revisited -- The first VW in town -- Our love affair with cars -- The magical windshield wiper -- Vote dry! Middle names -- Humpy Jack -- The Mud Bowl -- Flies and skinners -- A lifetime sport -- Fried chicken -- Pizza, for a change -- A small town in Texas -- Where are you from?
Control code
55474036
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
154 p.
Isbn
9781880510865
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004011815
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2004. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2005. Author's inscribed presentation copy to Steve [Davis], 3-31-05. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.

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