Among the most significant subcultures in 20th Century American history, the hippies
had a far-reaching cultural and political impact.
It wasn't hippies
who got us on the moon, created the internet, wiped out smallpox.
Blanketing the 20th-century city, from the Bay to Ocean Beach, this screening includes San Franciscans at work and play; peace rallies in Golden Gate Park; early hippies
in the Haight; a walk on the incomplete Golden Gate Bridge; newly-discovered images of Playland and the waterfront; families living and playing in their neighborhoods; detail-rich streetscapes of the late 1960s; 1930s color images of a busy Market Street; a selected reprise of greatest hits from years 1-7; and much, much more.
Chic celebrates hippie
street fashion and explores the late 1960s fashion trends that came with the hippies
of the era, and is a pick for both fashion arts holdings and those concerned with the culture and image of the times.
Stalls selling clothes and crafts are dotted around and visitors can even dress up as hippies
and have a photo taken against a psychedelic background.
Even before the first hippies
made their appearance in the form of 60s Vietnam veterans, rock stars, models, bohemian musicians, artists and draftdodgers were drawn to the tolerant spirit and horizontal pace of life.
The story is about a tribe of hippies
living a bohemian life in New York during the Age of Aquarius, whilst fighting conscription into the Vietnam war.
leaders and icons such as Timothy Leary to how 1960s America was transformed by the movement, HIPPIES
is a powerful pick for any American history collection from high school to college levels.
This guide for students and general readers focuses on the subculture of hippies
in America from 1963 to 1971, discussing its emergence, growth, legacy, philosophy, culture, and lifestyle, with a focus on San Francisco's Haight Ashbury neighborhood.
Whether blissfully adrift or emotionally uneasy, Hair's female hippies
are subordinate players: giving in and helping out, hanging on and hoping for the best.
Good points: The cast is excellent, especially funny and frightening Staunton and Liev Schreiber as a transvestite, along with hippies
Paul Dano and Emile Hirsch.
A significant part of the United States counter-culture movement of the 1960s and 70s included thousands of adventuresome hippies
engaged in spiritual pilgrimages to eastern destinations such as India Nepal Iran and other Hindu Buddhist and Muslim countries.