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Visions of Oklahoma during the 1950s
The 1950s was a time of great change across the U.S. We had won the war, and this great victory spread a great wealth of optimism and pride across the country. It was an age of progress, an age where it seemed possible to reach out and grab the moon. Artists like Frankie Avalon, Bobby Darin, Ricky Nelson, Paul Anka, and Bobby Rydell were all the rage; and others, like Elvis Presley, would come to the stage to change music forever. The cars were hot, and the women hotter.
...still, underlying all of the optimism, there was a dark storm brewing just below the surface. Communism was a thing brought forth by Beelzebub himself. Everyone was looked on with suspicion, and no one was safe from prying eyes. It was the dawn of the Cold War, and it was the battleground for Civil Rights.
I thought, just for a moment or two, it would be interesting to travel back in time and to what Oklahoma looked during this age...