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60 photos that capture summer in the ’60s


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60 photos that capture summer in the ’60s



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US troops in Vietnam



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‘I Have a Dream’ speech



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March on Washington



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Bob Dylan and Joan Baez



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Rolling Stones



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Sammy Davis Jr.



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Woodstock Festival



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Beetle nap



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Voting Rights Act



Harry Benson // Getty Images

Young love



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Water carriers



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Summer camp



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Hot dogs and baseball



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Sportsmobile



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Beach ensemble



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Do ‘The Twist’



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Surf city



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Summer stunts



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Beach Party



Michael Ochs Archives // Getty Images

Bikini run



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Hippies in the park



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Summer in the city



Tom Kelley Archive // Getty Images

Life in color



Harry Benson // Getty Images

Coney Island



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Space walk



NASA

Apollo 11 crew



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First man on the moon



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Women’s Liberation Movement



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Equal pay conference



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Beauty pageant



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Muhammad Ali



Douglas Miller//Keystone // Getty Images

Billie Jean King



Stan Meagher // Getty Images

Twiggy



Ted West // Getty Images

Hugh Hefner and his bunnies



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The Kennedys during summer



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Summer fashion



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Children’s fashion



Tom Kelley Archive // Getty Images

Men’s swimwear



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Gambling in the pool



Hulton Deutsch // Getty Images

Marilyn Monroe’s death



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Black students register



Underwood Archives // Getty Images

George Wallace stands in the way



National Archive // Getty Images

Civil Rights Act



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Woolworth desegregated



Ted Streshinsky Photographic Archive // Getty Images

Summer of Love



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Jimi Hendrix



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George Harrison



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The Beatles release ‘Sgt. Pepper’



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Democratic National Convention



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Harlem riots



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Demonstrators in Harlem



Harry Benson//Express // Getty Images

Watts riots



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Segregation in public pools



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Beach jeers



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Lemonade stands



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Shortened hemlines



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Jell-O



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Summer heat wave



Roy Kemp // Getty Images

Nun fun



Hilaria McCarthy // Getty Images

Marsha Hunt


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