Happy Birthday Dallas Green, Conrad High’s Most Famous Son: Part II

Dallas Green, Manager of the 1980 World Series Champion Philadelphia Phillies and Newport, Delaware native, was born in early August, 1934. Two weeks ago we showcased the 1951 “Conradian” yearbook of Conrad High School in which the teen age Green appears in many photographs as a junior. 1952 was Green’s senior year at Conrad High. … More Happy Birthday Dallas Green, Conrad High’s Most Famous Son: Part II

Happy Birthday Dallas Green, Conrad High’s Most Famous Son.

Dallas Green, who passed away just a few months ago in March of this year,  managed the Philadelphia Phillies to a Major League Baseball World Series Championship in 1980.  Green was born on August 4th in 1934 in Newport, Delaware. He also went to school in the heart of Newport, at Conrad High School in … More Happy Birthday Dallas Green, Conrad High’s Most Famous Son.

Claymont High School on the Eve of the “Summer of Love”, 1967

It’s 1967. The Vietnam War is raging. By the end of the year, approximately 474,000 U.S. soldiers are in Vietnam. President Johnson announces his plan for a lottery for conscription into the military. “The Draft” leads to virulent anti-war protests by the end of the year. In San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park approximately 30,000 take … More Claymont High School on the Eve of the “Summer of Love”, 1967

Aloha from 1956 !

The Year is 1956. On the world stage, Nikita Khrushchev begins an anti-Stalinization process in the Soviet Union. West Germany bans the Communist Party.    Pakistan, the first Islamic Republic, is founded. The flag of the United States Army is formally dedicated. Fidel Castro lands in Cuba. Dwight Eisenhower is elected U.S. President. IBM invents the … More Aloha from 1956 !