Curated by: Kelly A. McCusker, Indiana Mezta
Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair...
The summer of 1967 was nicknamed the "Summer of Love" when
thousands and thousands of mostly young people converged in San Francisco's neighborhood of Haight-Ashbury. With summer upon us, learn about the Summer of Love as well as other events in the 1960s. The
Beatles, counterculture, hippies, rock and roll, art, and fashion as well as the Vietnam War, civil rights movement, antiwar protests, political assassinations, the first moon landing, and the Cold War.
The 1960s was a tumultuous decade with moments and movements that changed the future of the U.S. and the world.