Fabulous Fifties

Produced in 2005
Sacramento, CA

Musical Lyrics: One, two, three o’clock, four o’clock rock, five, six, seven o’clock, eight o’clock rock, nine, ten, eleven o’clock, twelve o’clock rock. We’re gonna rock around the clock tonight.

Description: Photo of theater audience watching movie wearing 3-D glasses,

Narrator: The fifties saw the development of modern adult education programs governed by Education Code provisions.

Description: Slide showing education programs: agriculture, business education, trades and industrial arts, and homemaking education

Narrator: Led by the Bureau of Adult Education, 261 high school districts and 45 junior colleges maintained adult programs. By the mid fifties, nearly a million students per year enrolled in classes.

Description: Slide showing enrollment: 1950 — 949,000 students

Narrator: The range of classes offered was as great as the range of human learning. Business Education classes and classes for older adults grew.

Description: Slide showing classes offered: parent education, physical education, health and safety, and civic affairs