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Portland in the 1960s

Stories From the Counterculture
Olsen, Polina (Book - 2012)
Portland in the 1960s
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An entertaining exploration of the counterculture history of Portland, Oregon, in the 1960s.
Authors: Olsen, Polina
Title: Portland in the 1960s
stories from the counterculture
Publisher: Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2012
Characteristics: 157 pages :,illustrations ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Polina Olsen ; foreword by Joe Uris
Contents: Setting the Scene : Remembering Lair Hill Park
Part I. Retrospective: From beat to hip
Darcelle Looks Back at the Caffe Espresso
The Village
The Thirteenth Avenue Gallery Goes Dada
Days and Nights Bookstore
A Way Out Café
Franz Schneider Remembers the Music
Allen Ginsberg Comes to Town
Henk Pander in America
The Portland Zoo
A Storefront Theatre
Part II. Counter Institutions
Emery Ingham and the Psychedelic Supermarket
The Willamette Learning Center Gives Dropouts a Chance
Outside In from the Ground Up
Fitting It into the Gospel, Harper Richardson and the Centenary Wilbur Church
KBOO, On the Air
The Willamette Bridge
Part III. Action
The Life and Death of the Portland Reporter
Peace Now!
The Portland State Student Strike
A People's Army Jamboree
The Black Panther Party Serves Breakfast
George Oberg Leads the Second Foundation
Donald Dwayne Downing Has a Spiritual Experience
Letters to the Fountain
Beginning with Red Emma
Appendix: 1960s Timeline
ISBN: 1609494717
Branch Call Number: 979.549043 O523p 2012
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages [145]-149) and index
Subject Headings: Portland (Or.) Social conditions 20th century Anecdotes Portland (Or.) Social life and customs 20th century Anecdotes Portland (Or.) Biography Anecdotes Counterculture Oregon Portland History 20th century Anecdotes Portland (Or.) History 20th century Anecdotes
Topical Term: Authors, American
LCCN: 2012031176
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"In 1968, Newsweek reported an imminent threat of twenty thousand hippies descending on Portland, Oregon." -- Back Cover

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