The 1960s in Greater Boston
1966 - 1972

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Moving from your home, home town and high school to a college somewhere else is often the first major change you make.  Out of the shell, into the rest of the world.  What the world is doing when you get there can lead to memorable experiences.
Rollei-K3D Boston & Cambridge Snapshots – 1968-1969

I came back from Christmas at home in 1967 with a new-to-me camera, a Rolleicord twin-lens reflex.  My father bid $5 for it in an employee newsletter; we got a camera worth a hundred times more.


MLK-1968 Martin Luther King Memorial – MIT, April 1968

The Spring of 1968 saw the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The social impact was felt everywhere . . .


Happening 'BossTown' Free Concert – Boston Common, Spring 1968

From the people to the outfits and the activities, 'That 70's Show' in real life.  My pictures, scanned from medium-format negatives.


Spider-Monkey Unlikely Roommates – Putnam Avenue, 1968-1972

When you share a rented house in Cambridge in the late 1960's, living with some roommates can be both a challenge and a rare opportunity . . .


15-Apr-1970 Harvard Square Protest March & Riot – April 1970

A thoroughly unexpected after-supper encounter in Cambridge.


TREE House Tales of TREE House – 1970–2006

"Tranquility Real Estate Enterprise"
A long-term experiment with counter-culture ways.

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