Resource guide to the 1960s

Looking for the latest or greatest scholarship and thinking on the 1960s? Here’s a sample of books, films, articles and exhibitions that CHS staff have been reading:

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The 1960s Revisited: The Significance of the Trips Festival

The 1960s Revisited: The Significance of the Trips Festival

As Andrew Kirk notes in his most recent book, Counterculture Green: The Whole Earth Catalog and American Environmentalism, “The Trips Festival was not the first event of the era to unite commerce and technology with the cultural trends of … Read more

Trips Festival flier, 1966, California social, protest, and counterculture movements ephemera

The 1960s Revisited: A 50th Anniversary Celebration

Since the mid-20th century, San Francisco has been a beacon supporting underground movements, a vibrant arts and culture scene, and being one of the top music destinations in the world. Its dedication to preserving a singular voice – often … Read more