A time to ev­ery pur­pose

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All over Amer­ica dur­ing 1967’s Sum­mer of Love, kids steeped in the ‘50s con­form­ity of Leave It

to Beaver and Ozzie and Har­riet re­volted. They climbed into Volk­swa­gen buses and headed to the coun­try­side in search of a sim­pler, more spir­i­tual life­style. Many found refuge in North­ern New Mex­ico, flood­ing into the ge­o­desic domes they learned to build from the Whole Earth Cat­a­log and shock­ing norteño fam­i­lies with their wild ways. Voices of Counterculture in the

South­west, open­ing Sun­day, May 14, at the New Mex­ico His­tory Mu­seum, ex­plores the 50-year le­gacy of the anti-war, back-to-the-land, psy­che­delic, en­vi­ron­men­tal, and spir­i­tual move­ments that took seed in the South­west. On the cover is an Au­gust 9, 1969, photo by Dou­glas Mag­nus en­ti­tled Ser­e­nade at the End of a Dream, cour­tesy Palace of the Gov­er­nors Photo Archives (NMHM/DCA), Neg­a­tive No. HP.2011.28.67.

Three Pole Ris­ing, Plac­itas, 1971, photo Robert D’Alessandro

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