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American Studies: Research Seminar


The Art of Protest: Culture and Activism from the Civil Rights Movement to the Streets of Seattle
T.V. Reed. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 2005. Rutgers-restricted Access
The ABC-CLIO Companion to the 1960s Counterculture in America.
Neil A. Hamilton. Santa Barbara, Calif., ABC-CLIO, 1997. Available?


Berkeley in the Sixties. Kirchell Films, 2002. "Present a history of Berkeley, California during the 1960's through interviews with students, activists, and use or archival news footage."


The Roots of the 1960s Communal Revival
Timothy Miller. American Studies 33(2), Fall 1992, pp.73-93.
The Farm
Founded in 1971 on 6 square miles in south central Tennessee, The Farm is still home to approximately 200 persons today.
Intentional Communiites
The collections on communes at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst Special Collections. Includes a digitized documentary (ca 1973) for the Brotherhood of the Spirit, "the largest commune in the United States," and the digitized New Babylon Times/Green Mountain Post, the countercultural literary magazine produced by members of the Montague Farm commune.
Droppers: America's First Hippie Commune, Drop City
Mark Matthews. Norman, Okla., University of Oklahoma Press, 2010. Available?
Twin Oaks (Virginia)
Early Photographs


Hippyland Archives
Eclectic group of documents and images from the period of the 1960s-1970s.
Produced by Lou Reda Productions for the History Channel, 2007.
"The film describes what happened during the 1960s and the effects of the Hippie "counter-culture" on American society right up to the present time. "


Woodstock: Three Days of Peace and Music
Directed by Michael Wadleigh. Burbank Calif., Warner Home Video, 1997.
Restored director's cut. "This documentary film captures the unique communal experience and many of the performances of the most famous of outdoor rock concerts performed during three days at Bethel, New York." Available?
Woodstock: The Oral History.
Joel Makower. New York, Doubleday, 1989. Available?
Life at Woodstock, 1969
Photographs from Life coverage of Woodstock.

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