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SOUTHERN OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNOUNCES NEW EXHIBIT: FAR OUT! SOUTHERN OREGON IN THE 1960s

southern oregon hstorical society museum exhibit announcement: far out - southern oregon in the 1960s

THE SOUTHERN OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE A NEW EXHIBIT: FAR OUT! SOUTHERN OREGON IN THE 1960s

 

The Southern Oregon Historical Society will open a major new exhibit of artifacts, photographs and stories illustrating life in Southern Oregon in the 1960s in a space donated by the Historic Woolworth Building. The exhibit, Far Out! Southern Oregon in the 1960s, will be open to the public from March 29 through April 27.

 

The 60s conjures images of JFK and Camelot, the Beatles and the British Invasion, mini-skirts and bell-bottoms, the rise of hippie culture and the anti-war movement, Woodstock, and the generation gap. Culture change in the 1960s came hard and fast. The tone and influence of popular music evolved with unprecedented speed. Fashion became a statement of an individual’s social, political and generational affiliation.

 

How did Southern Oregon experience the dynamic cultural

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