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Lost Liberian 45s from the 1960s

Posted March 4th, 2008 at 11:28 pm (UTC-4)
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The 1960s were a time of optimism, relative prosperity, and rapid growth in Monrovia, the ocean-side capital of Liberia. For almost one hundred and fifty years the city had been the economic, political, and social hub of the ‘Americo-Liberian’ community, who had governed the country since July 26, 1847, when the independence of the Republic […]

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