The 1910s Scrapbook

The Decade of the Great War
Author: Robert Opie
Publisher: Pi Global Pub
ISBN: 9780954795474
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Page: 60
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Retrospectively, we see the time of the 1910s being invaded with the images of the First World War, and yet in the early years of that decade people were focussed on events at home, whether King George V's coronation or the women involved in the suffrage

The Kinks

A Thoroughly English Phenomenon
Author: Carey Fleiner
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 144223542X
Category: Music
Page: 244
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Carey Fleiner examines English rock group the Kinks and their social and cultural influences both on and by the group from the early '60s to present day. In and around the biographical survey of the band's career, The Kinks looks at the several contexts in which the Kinks—and more recently, band founders and brother Ray and Dave Davies as solo acts—created and performed their work.

Extreme Collecting

Challenging Practices for 21st Century Museums
Author: Graeme Were,Jonathan C. H. King
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 0857453637
Category: Art
Page: 238
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By exploring the processes of collecting, which challenge the bounds of normally acceptable practice, this book debates the practice of collecting 'difficult' objects, from a historical and contemporary perspective; and discusses the acquisition of objects related to war and genocide, and those purchased from the internet, as well as considering human remains, mass produced objects and illicitly traded antiquities. The aim is to apply a critical approach to the rigidity of museums in maintaining essentially nineteenth-century ideas of collecting; and to move towards identifying priorities for collection policies in museums, which are inclusive of acquiring 'difficult' objects. Much of the book engages with the question of the limits to the practice of collecting as a means to think through the implementation of new strategies.

Roger Steffens and Peter Simon's Reggae Scrapbook

Author: Roger Steffens,Peter Simon
Publisher: Insight Editions
ISBN: 9781933784236
Category: Music
Page: 145
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A survey of the history and meaning of reggae music in Jamaica and elsewhere profiles the leading musicians and offers vintage photographs and reproductions of flyers, posters, records and jackets, and other items.


Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections
Author: Kate Theimer
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810890984
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 198
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Outreach: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections explores how archives of different sizes and types are reaching out to new potential users and increasing awareness of programs and collections. The book features twelve case studies that demonstrate ideas that can be transferred into many other settings. Some of the practices described in the case studies rely primarily on technology and the Web to interact with the public, while others are centered on face-to-face activities. This volume will be useful to those working in archives and special collections as well as other cultural heritage organizations, and provides ideas ranging from those that require long-term planning and coordination to those that could be immediately implemented. It also provides students and educators in archives, library, and public history graduate programs a resource for understanding the variety of ways people conduct outreach in the field today and the kinds of strategies archivists are using to attract new users to collections.

The Elton John Scrapbook

Author: Mary Anne Cassata
Publisher: Citadel Press
ISBN: 9780806523224
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 223
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Chronicles the life of the world-renowned rock musician/singer/songwriter, from his childhood as Reginald Dwight to his flamboyant fashion and humanitarian projects, and examines his personal and professional accomplishments.

A 1970s Childhood

From Glam Rock to Happy Days
Author: Derek Tait
Publisher: The History Press
ISBN: 0752463446
Category: History
Page: 160
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Do you remember glam rock, flares, cheesecloth shirts, and chopper bikes? Then it sounds like you were lucky enough to grow up during the 1970s. Who could forget all the glam rock bands of that era, like Slade, Wizard, Mud, and Sweet, or singers like Alvin Stardust, Marc Bolan, and David Bowie? What about those wonderful TV shows like Starsky and Hutch, Kojak, Kung Fu, and Happy Days? Fashion included platform shoes (we all had a pair), flared trousers, brightly patterned shirts with huge collars, and colorful kipper ties. And everyone remembers preparing for power cuts and that long, hot summer of 1976? So dust off your space hopper and join us on this fascinating journey through a childhood during the seventies, with hilarious illustrations and a nostalgic trip down memory lane for all those who grew up in this memorable decade.

The Wonderstruck Movie Scrapbook

Author: Brian Selznick
Publisher: Scholastic Press
ISBN: 9781338214826
Page: 96
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Selznick, who wrote the screenplay to the movie adaptation of his #1 New York Times bestseller, Wonderstruck, gives a breezy, personal behind-the-scenes tour of the making of the movie. The easy to browse pages are filled with fun set photos, film stills, lively text, and quotes from cast and crew, inviting readers to relive the movie and learn a little about filmmaking. Designed as a double-sided, reversible book, it echoes the look of the movie -- one half in the groovy color of the 1970s, and the other featuring glamorous black and white of the 1920s. An immersive experience for Brian Selznick fans and movie-goers of all ages.

Lucking Out

My Life Getting Down and Semi-Dirty in the Seventies New York
Author: James Wolcott
Publisher: Anchor Books
ISBN: 0767930622
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 258
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"How lucky I was, arriving in New York just as everything was about to go to hell.” That would be in the autumn of 1972, when a very young and green James Wolcott arrived from Maryland, full of literary dreams, equipped with a letter of introduction from Norman Mailer, and having no idea what was about to hit him. Landing at a time of accelerating municipal squalor and, paradoxically, gathering cultural energy in all spheres as “Downtown” became a category of art and life unto itself, he embarked upon his sentimental education, seventies New York style. This portrait of a critic as a young man is also a rollicking, acutely observant portrait of a legendary time and place. Wolcott was taken up by fabled film critic Pauline Kael as one of her “Paulettes” and witnessed the immensely vital film culture of the period. He became an early observer-participant in the nascent punk scene at CBGB, mixing with Patti Smith, Lester Bangs, and Tom Verlaine. As aVillage Voicewriter he got an eyeful of the literary scene when such giants as Mailer, Gore Vidal, and George Plimpton strode the earth, and writing really mattered. A beguiling mixture ofKafka Was the RageandPlease Kill Me, this memoir is a sharp-eyed rendering, at once intimate and shrewdly distanced, of a fabled milieu captured just before it slips into myth. Mixing grit and glitter in just the right propor­tions, suffused with affection for the talented and sometimes half-crazed denizens of the scene, it will make readers long for a time when you really could get mugged around here. From the Hardcover edition.

Little Book of the 1970s

Author: Stuart Hylton
Publisher: The History Press
ISBN: 0750963220
Category: Reference
Page: 192
View: 2010

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The Little Book of the 1970s is a fast-paced and entertaining account of life in Britain during an extraordinary decade, as we moved from the swinging sixties to the punk-rock seventies. Here are dramas, tragedies, scandals, and characters galore, all packaged in an easily readable "dip-in" format. We can see how major national and international events impacted on the population at home, the progress made by technology, and the fads and fancies of fashion and novelty. We also see how different the world of the 1970s was to the one that we inhabit. Even those who lived through the decade (and are therefore experts on the subject) should find plenty to remind, surprise, amuse, and inform them on these pages.

The Jimmy Buffett Scrapbook

Author: Mark Humphrey
Publisher: Citadel Press
ISBN: 9780806520995
Category: Music
Page: 240
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This delightful, colorful volume traces the hugely popular singer's life and career, analyzing the Buffett phenomenon from the early days to the present. Illustrations throughout.

1970s Teenager

From Bell-Bottoms to Disco Dancing
Author: Simon Webb
Publisher: The History Press
ISBN: 0752489585
Category: Social Science
Page: 128
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What was it like being a teenager in a world without computers, smartphones, DVD players, games consoles, or the Internet? Imagine a time when sharing music meant taking a gramophone record to your friend's house; when making a quick phone call could involve lining up outside a telephone booth! This book offers an affectionate and lighthearted look at the fads and fashions, music, hobbies, and TV programs which defined the ’70s for many British youngsters. If you remember riding a chopper, reading Jackie during the "Winter of Discontent," or watching the Bay City Rollers on Top of the Pops during the long, hot summer of 1976; this book is for you. A 1970s Teenager is a nostalgic and colorful account of what it was like to be young in the most exciting decade of all!


A Private Scrapbook about Edie Beale of Grey Gardens, First Cousin to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Author: Walter Newkirk
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1434374491
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 92
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A Warrior-Adventurer's Book of Campfire Verse is a fun volume of poetry (free verse, 2,3,and 4 liners, and limited essays) that is filled with adventurous stories in poetic form that will delight both young and old alike. Each poem has an element of truth and moral content. This volume is formatted in very easy to read text. This book has verse about TacomaWashington, war, everyday living, Sasquatch, Unicorns, and real life issues. Truth is stranger than fact.

Rebels in Paradise

The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s
Author: Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 9781429958998
Category: Art
Page: 288
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The extraordinary story of the artists who propelled themselves to international fame in 1960s Los Angeles Los Angeles, 1960: There was no modern art museum and there were few galleries, which is exactly what a number of daring young artists liked about it, among them Ed Ruscha, David Hockney, Robert Irwin, Bruce Nauman, Judy Chicago and John Baldessari. Freedom from an established way of seeing, making, and marketing art fueled their creativity, which in turn inspired the city. Today Los Angeles has four museums dedicated to contemporary art, around one hundred galleries, and thousands of artists. Here, at last, is the book that tells the saga of how the scene came into being, why a prevailing Los Angeles permissiveness, 1960s-style, spawned countless innovations, including Andy Warhol's first exhibition, Marcel Duchamp's first retrospective, Frank Gehry's mind-bending architecture, Rudi Gernreich's topless bathing suit, Dennis Hopper's Easy Rider, even the Beach Boys, the Byrds, the Doors, and other purveyors of a California style. In the 1960s, Los Angeles was the epicenter of cool.

Remember the 70s

Author: Michael Heatley
Publisher: G2 Entertainment
ISBN: 9781782812869
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 128
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The 1970s was a fascinating decade in terms of music and movies, and whilst it has not left the indelible mark on history that the 60s did, there was still a great change in the muisc and films round the globe, culminating in the punk movement which swept the globe at the end of the decade. This is a beautifully illustrated history of the decade.

My '70s Book

The 'when I was a Kid--' Book for the Generation that Grew Up in the '70s
Author: Darryll Sherman
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 1598586904
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 108
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Do you sometimes find yourself longing for the good old days ? Do you laugh at yourself for even thinking this because after all you re not even 50 yet? And - upon seeing some of the things the kids of today have, or when you see how easy they have it, do you catch yourself thinking out loud When I was a kid only to cover your mouth in horror as you realize that you sound just like your parents? Do you feel a jolt of you re not sure what when you realize that you re thinking of the 70s? How good things were in the 70s? Join the author as he recounts his own experiences growing up in this avocado green and burnt orange decade. The things we had and the things we didn t have; the things we took for granted and what family life was like in those years. Remember the music, the movies, the cars, the toys, the fashions, and so much more as your sentimental recollections play once again before you like a worn out 8mm movie in your mind. We were kids in the 60s, teens in the 70s, and now we re almost 50. This is a humorous, nostalgic, pensive, and fun-filled look at what it was like to grow up in this generation. Try to keep up with the fun as you revisit your childhood memories, and don t be surprised if you, like the author, find yourself longing once again for the good old days. DARRYLL SHERMAN lives in Pullman, Washington with his wife and their two children. He is a licensed Architect and works at Washington State University. He also has his own business designing private residences in the greater Palouse area. He is a pianist, songwriter and singer and is involved in the music department at his local church. Growing up in beautiful western Washington, Darryll attributes his appreciation of nature to the many family vacations spent in the Cascades and the surrounding areas. His interests also include carpentry, gardening, fishing, hiking, racquetball and art.

A Navajo Scrapbook

Author: Rutherford Ashley,Christian Bigwater
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 0971019312
Category: Poetry
Page: 85
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Rutherford Ashley, of the Navajo people, presents a scrap book of 102 poems that take snapshots of what is the Navajo experience, from being too young for pre-school age in the 1970s, to dealing with aspects of Navajo identity, the work is like a family photo album, as surely more than one reader will identify with young Basil, the focus character in the work. In summary, A Navajo scrapbook deals with Navajo identity, especially as it is published at the dawn of 2013. The book is an easy read that takes you from point to point to develop the "muse" of Basil, and the antithesis of Basil, which is the demonstrated by Basil's conflicted identity in a changing world. A good read.

The Ghoul Scrapbook

Author: Ron Sweed,Mike Olszewski
Publisher: Gray & Company
ISBN: 9781886228221
Category: Television broadcasting
Page: 152
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Relive the heyday of The Ghoul, favorite TV wildman of thousands of Clevelanders and Detroiters who were glued to their tubes late Saturday nights in the mid-1970s and '80s. A direct descendent of Ghoulardi (the groundbreaking 1960s horror-movie host), The Ghoul took the televised outrageousness to even higher (or lower?) levels. This odd scrapbook includes rare on-set photographs, video captures, publicity stills, a flip-movie, show transcripts, and letters from outraged viewers and overwrought TV station executives.

American Runway

75 Years of Fashion and the Front Row
Author: Booth Moore,Council of Fashion Designers of America
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1683350987
Category: Design
Page: 252
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New York Fashion Week has served many purposes throughout its long history, but it has always remained at the center of the American fashion world. During World War II, Fashion Week challenged the dominance of French couture; in the 1970s and 1980s, it was a showcase for American sportswear stars who became household names; in the 2000s, it was the stage for celebrity designers using the runway as a vehicle for entertainment; and now, it is the place to see and be seen by contemporary reality TV and social media stars. Now, this illustrious history is told as it’s never been told before, in a book packed with designer interviews, backstage ephemera, and exclusive photographs culled from all 75 years of New York Fashion Week. Part historical overview, part scrapbook, and part fashion-industry field guide, American Runway will bring to life the people, places, and over-the-top runway productions of New York Fashion Week—and will sate the appetites of die-hard fashion fans and casual fashionistas alike.