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1940

A New Beginning in California

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 09.11.2016 | Fifty
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

In 1940, Beverly Hills was not really developed yet; we bought a four-bedroom house for the seven of us. Sarah was attending Berkeley and slept on a couch on the weekends she was home. I was in the eighth grade and my brother in the second. Life in Beverly Hills was bewildering.

Make History in Your Pajamas

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.30.2012 | Home
Megan Smolenyak

On April 2nd, after a long wait of 72 years, the 1940 census will be released, and in a historic first, the collection will emerge online in digitized form -- a remarkable snapshot of a nation still recovering from the Great Depression and not yet aware of its approaching entry into war.

For Many, Retirement May Have To Postponed Until Their 80s

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.10.2011 | Business

If you were thinking of retiring in your sixties, think again. And according to a new study, even seventy is pushing it. The study by the Employee ...

A Moment in Time: Education for Southern Blacks, 1940

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

One Tenth of Our Nation was a documentary film about the state of Negro education in the South. to today's audiences the film stands as a clear reminder of how very shamefully African-Americans have been treated.