Books to Read
This section is in a very early stage of construction. It will eventually provide links to an assortment of period books and magazines. Until that can be researched and developed, here are some of the things our American characters might have read as boys: the series books from the Stratmeyer Syndicate and elsewhere that were popular, especially in the early part of the century, courtesy of Project Gutenberg. They're still good reading in the 21st century.
Unlike the rest of the team, Kinchloe couldn't just stop in any motel or eat in any restaurant that took his fancy. He probably depended on the Green Book until the civil rights laws of 1964, and possibly the Loving case in 1967.
Popular Mechanics magazine will be getting its own page one of these days, since Google Books can't be induced to organize it in a more convenient fashion, but until it does, here it is on Google:
Oh, and if you want to read Old Scramblebrains' book for yourself, Mein Kampf is available on the Internet Archive. Bring lots of caffeine and a strong tolerance for stupidity, irrationality, and ego. There is something deeply disturbing about the fact that piece of slag helped weld a nation of apparently normal people into a fanatical war machine.