Shake Rattle & Roll: Auto Making in Kenosha in the 1950's
and Vintage 50's Automobile Exhibit
Now through September 30, 2012
Now featured at the Kenosha History Center is a special exhibit of Kenosha in the 1950's. The highlight of the exhibit is a 1950's era diner, the K-Town Diner, featuring a jukebox to play over 130 hits of the day.
The gallery also features 1950's era automobiles, including the best of the 50's production by AMC and Chevrolet.
Also featured in the gallery are photographs fo the Buddy Holly "Winter Dance Party" tour taken by local photographer Tony Szikil on January 24th 1959 at the Eagle's Ballroom here in Kenosha. The Eagle's show was the second stop on the tour and Tony took some great photos of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, the Big Bopper and Dion & the Belmonts