With the Famous Americans of the 1950s Notebooking Journal, students have the opportunity to investigate 37 men and women who were key figures in the United States during the 1950s. Students can learn about these men and women and record their date and place of birth, date and place of death (if deceased), what they are known for, and other interesting facts about the individual. 40 pages total. Ages 8-13.
This unit includes Edward M. Almond; Virginia Apgar; Louise Arner Boyd; Mark W. Clark; Nat King Cole; William F. Dean; Walt Disney; Marion Donovan; Ernest Hemingway; Ella Fitzgerald; Althea Gibson; Billy Graham; William K. Harrison, Jr.; William H. Hastie; Dr. Mildred Fay Jefferson; Grace Kelly; Ray Kroc; Marie Maynard-Daly; Joseph R. McCarthy; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; Arthur Mitchell; Rosa Parks; Sam Phillips; Elvis Presley; Lewis (Chesty) Puller; Matthew B. Ridgway; Jonas Salk; Charles Bradford Smith; James A. Van Fleet, Sr.; Walton H. Walker; E.B. (Elwyn Brooks) White; Harry S. Truman; Bess Truman; Alben W. Barkley; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Mamie Eisenhower; and Richard M. Nixon.