Pioneering Hip: San Francisco and its Mid-Century Countercultures.

Uppenkamp, Molly.

Abstract: This thesis investigated the history of San Francisco and how it fostered the development of counterculture movements in the 1950s and 1960s. San Francisco, from its origins as a gold rush boomtown to modern movements of community preservation, has always been more encouraging of alternative viewpoints than other American cities. In the 1950s, San Francisco attracted migrants who express... read more

Tufts University. Department of History.
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