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Attitudes Towards Homosexuality in the 1950's and 1960's

History of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Social Movements - from the American Psychological Association

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights in Canada - from the Canadian Encyclopedia

The Beat Generation of the 1950's and the Hippies of the 1960's

The Beat Generation

A Brief Guide to the Beat Poets - from

The Hippies

Hippie - from Encyclopedia Britannica

Electroshock Therapy and Lobotomies

Electroshock Therapy (now Electroconvulsive Therapy)

Electroconvulsive Therapy:  A History of Controversy, but also of Help - from Scientific American


A Brief History of Lobotomy - from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)


History of Native Americans up to the 1960's, especially their relationship with the US Government

Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's

The Civil Rights Movement: 1919 - 1960's - from the National Humanities Center

LSD from the 1940's to the 1960's

1943 Hallucinogenic Effects of LSD Discovered - from the History Channel

'Apparently Useless': The Accidental Discovery of LSD - from the Atlantic

Project MKUltra - The CIA's Program of Research in Behavior Modifications - from the New York Times, a pdf of a Joint Hearing.  This is a 178 page document - select pages to print