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Title
Funeral notice
Names
Berg, Peter, 1937-2011 (Publisher)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1967
Place: San Francisco
Publisher: Peter Berg?
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll m.b. Counterculture F86 1967
Topics
Counterculture -- United States
Haight-Ashbury (San Francisco, Calif.)
Genres
Cards
Notes
Biographical/historical: The event, known as "Death of a Hippie," was a mock-funeral procession organized by Peter Berg and held one year after California banned LSD.
Biographical/historical: Copies of these small handbills were displayed in many Haight-Ashbury storefronts in the days leading up to the event.
Bibliographic history: Peter Berg was a co-founder of the San Francisco counterculture guerilla theater and social activist group The Diggers, and its communications arm, the Communications Company (com/co).
Acquisition: Purchase ; BeatBooks ; July 2013 ; 009136
Physical Description
Extent: Single card ;13 x 10 cm
Off-white card stock, text printed in black, in mourning border.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 901007667
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20521472
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 17.12.121
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4ffe34f0-6a79-0135-cb9b-413a8cc9bc5a
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1937: Creator Born
  • 1967: Issued
  • 2011: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Funeral notice " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1967. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/03088b80-6a7a-0135-173b-0ed1cba3c19b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Funeral notice " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/03088b80-6a7a-0135-173b-0ed1cba3c19b

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1967). Funeral notice Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/03088b80-6a7a-0135-173b-0ed1cba3c19b

Wikipedia Citation

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Funeral notice