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In 1965, before the hippie obsession with communes and "back-to-the-earth" living exploded, Tom Law (Lisa Law's soon to be husband) and his brother bought a mansion in Los Angeles together. The economic cushion of their background allowed them to…

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Photos from the Fruitlands, Oneida, and New Harmony show the historical prevalence of communes before their heyday in the 1960s.

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Frank Kavanaugh, a Catholic teacher from San Francisco, watched the hippie communal movement of the 1960s play out in his own neighborhood. In 1967, as many members of the counterculture were finding ways to work again with members of the mainstream…

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The Moosewood Cookbook, officially published in 1977 but used for many years beforehand, was inspired by and subsequently a further inspiration for popular "hippie" cooking. When Katzen decided to publish the cookbook, she had already acquired a vast…

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This short story in poetic form was written by Iris Keltz, a self-pronounced Taos hippie. Keltz was an early proponent of the counterculture and strongly ascribed to the idea that a better life could be found outside the realm of society. She lived…

Jefferson Airplane’s “White Rabbit” was a revolutionary song because it was one of the first to reference drug use and get them by the censors of the time. A reference to Alice in Wonderland, the song takes the listener down the same…

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Janie Lampert (age 19) is an example of a baby boomer affected by the counterculture in her clothes and her priorities. According to CNN, she found a 1960 Volkswagon Beatle in candy apple red. This was her dream car because she wanted to get a car…

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Fred Mindel (1965 Student Body President) examines the manifestation of the student activism movement on the W&L campus - dubbing it "non-activism" - and explains the 'why' and 'so what' behind it.

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Following the demise of three fraternities on campus, Bob Keefe (Director of Public Information, also an alum himself) analyzes the changes in student values and attitudes toward Greek life and makes predictions about the future of fraternities…
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