THE GOLDEN AGE OF JHS ~ 1968 ~ PAGE III

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Rounding out 1968 at Jefferson High School.

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1968 in General.  In both Europe and America Japanese imported cars and other goods were continuing to rise and trouble the governments of UK and USA as they worried about industries in their own countries being effected and jobs lost.

In the spring of 1968 on 4th April The Rev Martin Luther King was assassinated and Robert Kennedy was mortally wounded when he is shot by Sirhan Sirhan.

The peace movement had continued to grow and more and more Americans were against the war in Vietnam, and once again more riots occurred throughout cities in America.

The music scene was once again set by the "Beatles" and the "Rolling Stones" , and fashion flirted with see through blouses and midis and maxis skirts joined the Mini Skirt as part of the fashion trends.

There is a Flu Pandemic in Hong Kong and the first Black power salute is seen on Television worldwide during an Olympics medal ceremony.

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Susan Robinson brings the ball down for the Dragonettes.

Susan Robinson.

Judy Kathryn Skelton and Rebecca Nora Smith.

Kenny Rosser.

Linda Jean Stephens and Larry Howard Stowe.

Coach Paul Knight.

Linda Johnson gets the tap for the Dragonettes.

Charlotte Stringer and Pat Williamson.

1967 Dragon Football schedule and results.

Jefferson High school 1968

Now as we close out this year!

We'll close with this memory . . .

The 1967 Dragonettes pause for "The Lord's Prayer" before taking the floor.