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The Diggers Archive
http://www.diggers.org/top_entry.htm
View a collection of articles and images about the San Francisco street theater group, the Diggers.

Notes on the S.F. Oracle
http://www.rockument.com/WEBORA.html
Read an article about the underground newspaper's origin and production by one of its founders, Allen Cohen.

Chronology of San Francisco Rock, 1965-1969
http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist1/rock.html
The Virtual Museum of San Francisco presents a timeline of major events in the city's rock music scene.

Eyes on the Prize: Poor People's Campaign
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eyesontheprize/story/15_poor.html
The companion site to the landmark PBS series provides background on the civil rights movement and the Poor People's Campaign of 1968.

Eyes on the Prize: Vietnam and the Civil Rights Movement
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eyesontheprize/story/15_poor.html
Explore the Vietnam War and the civil rights movement, both of which provide context for the Summer of Love, on this PBS site.


Web Sites | Books


Anthony, Gene. Magic of the Sixties. Layton, Utah: Gibbs Smith Publisher, 2004.

----. Summer of Love: A Photo-Documentary. forward by Michael McClure. Berkeley, California: Celestial Arts, 1980.

Bassan, Morris. Haight Ashbury Sketches. San Francisco: Xlibris Corporation, 2003.

Braunstein, Peter and Doyle, Michael William. Imagine Nation: The American Counterculture of the 1960s and '70s. New York: Routledge, 2002.

Coyote, Peter. Sleeping Where I Fall. Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint Press, 1999.

Didion, Joan. Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1990. (Originally published in 1968.)

Echols, Alice. Shaky Ground: The Sixties and Its Aftershocks. New York: Columbia University Press, 2000.

Echt, David Rey. Messenger from the Summer of Love: A Spiritual Journey. San Francisco: Robert D. Reed Publishers, 2001.

Fadiman, James. The Other Side of the Haight. Berkeley, California: Celestial Arts, 2001.

Gastaut, Amélie and Criqui, Jean-Pierre. Off the Wall: Psychedelic Rock Posters from San Francisco. London: Thames & Hudson Ltd., 2005.

Gitlin, Todd. The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage. New York: Bantam Books, 1993.

Grunenberg, Christoph. Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era. London: Tate Publishing, 2005.

Hoskyns, Barney. Beneath the Diamond Sky: Haight-Ashbury 1965-1970. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997.

Law, Lisa. Flashing on the Sixties. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1987.

Miles, Barry and Scott, Grant. Hippie. New York: Cassell Sterling Publishing, Co., Inc., 2003.

Miller, Timothy and Richard Hendel. The Hippies and American Values. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1991.

Perry, Charles. The Haight-Ashbury: A History. New York: Random House, 1984.

Roskind, Robert. Memoirs of an Ex-Hippie: Seven Years in the Counterculture. Blowing Rock, North Carolina: One Love Press, 2001.

Roszak, Theodore. The Making of a Counter Culture. New York: Doubleday, 1968.

Selvin, Joel. Summer of Love: The Inside Story of LSD, Rock and Roll, Free Love and High Times in the Wild West. New York: Dutton, 1994.

von Hoffman, Nicholas. We Are the People Our Parents Warned Us Against. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, Inc., 1968.

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