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    Aug 6, 2013

    21 Photos That Will Transport You To San Francisco In 1967

    In 1967, there was no cooler place to be than Haight-Ashbury.

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    1. A group of hippies gathered at a "happening" in Golden Gate Park.

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    2. Two hippies crossing the street at Haight and Ashbury, the epicenter of the hippie counterculture movement.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    3. The Haight-Ashbury district initially drew hippies living in San Francisco because of its low-rent, large Victorian homes, and proximity to Golden Gate Park.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    4. But by 1967, the neighborhood drew the attention of young people from all over the U.S.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    5. Teenagers and college students were drawn in by the allure of joining the Hippie Revolution.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    6. By that summer an estimated 100,000 people had converged into the neighborhood.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    7. Haight-Ashbury quickly faced a huge problem, it could not accommodate the rapid influx of people.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    8. The neighborhood had issues with homelessness, drug use, and crime.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    9. A hippie handing out copies of what appears to be the San Francisco Oracle, an underground neighborhood paper that covered the Haight-Ashbury scene.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    10. Apparently people didn't wear shoes.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    11. Hippies hanging out on the corner of Haight St. and Masonic Ave.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    12. The trippy interior of a psychedelic shop on Haight St....

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    13. ...But not as trippy as the lady's psychedelic paisley jump suit.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    14. Or this guy's pants.

    Via Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    15. More bare feet.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    16. Apparently if you can't find flowers for your hair, pigeon feathers will do.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    17. Two girls at Golden Gate Park making daisy chains.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    18. I have no idea whats going on in this photo and I doubt the guy in the chair does either.

    19. By the end of the Summer of Love (1967), the Haight-Ashbury scene quickly fell apart.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    20. Many of the people who had made the pilgrimage to San Francisco returned home or went back to college.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

    21. On October 6, 1967, the hippies that remained held a mock funereal, “The Death of the Hippie,” to signal the end of the played-out scene.

    Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection / Indiana University Archives

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