Contemporary Culture Collection

Dublin Core

Title

Contemporary Culture Collection

Subject

Agriculture
African Americans
Alternative education
American literature
American poetry
Anarchism
Animal rights
Armed Forces
Art, Modern
Black power
Boycotts
Civil disobedience
Civil rights movements
Communal living
Communism
Concrete poetry
Counterculture
Cults
Drugs
Employee rights
Environmental protection
Ethnic relations
Extremists
Fan magazines
Feminism
Gay liberation movement
Gay men
Health
Hippies
Human rights
Indigenous peoples
Labor unions
Left-wing extremists
Lesbians
Literature, Experimental
Little magazines
Marijuana
Minorities
Music
National socialism
Nuclear disarmament
Older people
Pacifism
Peace movements
Poetry, Modern
Politics
Prisoners
Protest movements
Race relations
Racism
Radicalism
Right-wing extremists
Small presses
Socialism
Social change
Social movements
Student movements
Subculture
Underground newspapers
Underground periodicals
Underground press publications
Vegetarianism
Visual poetry
Women’s rights
Working class rights
Additionally: Philadelphia neighborhoods

Description

The Contemporary Culture Collection (CCC) Periodicals consist of over 5,500 titles of alternative, underground, activist, and radical newspapers, magazines, journal, newsletters, pamphlets, and zines that reflect contemporary issues, movements, and trends. Little magazines, chapbooks, and poetry and literary journals produced by primarily American and Canadian small press publishers, are also included in the collection. Particular areas of strength include materials pertaining to activist groups organized by and supporting people of color including the Black Power movement; feminism and women’s liberation; socialism; and LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and other marginalized sexualities and gender identities) authors and communities.

Creator

Temple SCRC

Source

Temple SCRC. (Finding Aid Entry: https://library.temple.edu/finding_aids/contemporary-culture-collection-ccc-periodicals)

Date

1912-2019, bulk 1960s-1980s

Format

Newspapers, zines, journals

Coverage

West Philadelphia, North Philadelphia, Philadelphia, New York, Florida, United States

Files

The Burning Spear Vol 12 No 3.jpg
West Philly Graffitti Sheet Vol 1 No 2 p 6-7.jpg

Citation

Temple SCRC, “Contemporary Culture Collection,” Historical Resistance Collections in Greater Philadelphia, accessed December 3, 2022, http://resistance.pacscl.org/collections/items/show/87.

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