Underground press publications
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Background articles, interview tapes and transcripts, and other materials for David Kerr's research on the alternative press in the United States, with particular focus on Liberation News Service, an alternative press service started by Marshall Bloom and Ray Mungo in 1967.
Approximately 3,500 alternative "underground" newspapers published chiefly in the United States, circa 1967-1989, most originally compiled by Liberation News Service as record copies from its subscribers. Also included is a much smaller collection of glossy magazines for gay men, circa 1967-1992.
Correspondence, diaries, unpublished writings, news clippings, publications, financial records, photographs and other materials chiefly documenting Bloom's childhood, education, personal life and work as the founder of Liberation News Service and its larger role in the radical counterculture of the 1960s.