Web Sites | Books
The Diggers Archive
View a collection of articles and images about the San Francisco street theater group, the Diggers.
Notes on the S.F. Oracle
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
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
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
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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