The Nicest Kids in Town
American Studies (Scripps)
American Popular Culture | American Studies | Arts and Humanities
A website (click "Link to Full Text" in upper right corner) in 3 sections, including images and video, exploring the topic of American Bandstand, rock 'n' roll and the struggle for civil rights in 1950's Philadelphia.
© 2011 Matthew F. Delmont
Delmont, Matthew, "The Nicest Kids in Town" (2011). Scripps Faculty Publications and Research. 14.
This digital project is a companion to the book, The Nicest Kids in Town: American Bandstand, Rock 'n' Roll, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in 1950s Philadelphia, from University of California Press, American Crossroads series (February 2012). You can find more information about the book at the UC Press website or at Amazon.com.