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HIST 4120

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Ebony Fashion Fair began in 1958 in Chicago, IL. The Ebony Fashion Fair was a staple part of fashion for members of the African American community until 2009. It was considered as being a "Rite of passage for black women."
The show also had another…

Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix's personal style make him an icon for the styles of the counterculture movement. He often combined several aspects of hippie fashion in his wardrobe.

Konstantin Berlandt
Editor of "Sexual Minorities".

Men at Woodstock
The fashion at Woodstock is a good representation of how hippies typically dressed during the Counterculture movement.

Gay Liberation Front
Gay Liberation Front joins protest in wake of the Stonewall Riots.

Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin was an American singer who was extremely popular during the 1960's. She was born on January 9, 1943. She died in 1970 due to an accidental drug overdose. Her fashion sense began to be slightly out of the norm in high school when she…

Afros were seen as a symbol of African Americans and soon became a sign of political activism after they became popular. They were considered a break to the expected standards defined by European beauty. Afros typically began in historically black…

Dancing Hippies
The fashion of the counterculture movement was typically similar to what is known as "Hippie" fashion. Many trends that were associated with hippie fashion are featured in this photo.

A Good Day to Die - Trailer
In 1968 the abused, neglected and repressed American-Indian people fought back. From the depths of despair Dennis Banks, co-founder of the American Indian Movement (AIM), led his people into confrontation with the government and changed their lives…
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