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Current and Upcoming Bancroft Exhibits

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Current Exhibits

The Summer of Love

July 20, 2017 – December 2017

2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library
Open 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

Marking a 50th anniversary, Bancroft's rare and unique collections documenting the 1967 "Summer of Love" are on exhibit in the corridor cases. Presented are images from the Bay Area alternative press, psychedelic rock posters and mailers, documentary photographs of the Haight-Ashbury scene and major rock concerts, and material from the personal papers of author Joan Didion and poet Michael McClure.

Image citation: [A young hippie woman with feathers that look like antlers, in day glow face paint, Avalon Ballroom]. Ted Streshinsky photograph archive. The Bancroft Library, BANC PIC 2004.132--LAN, box 14, file 258




Teachers at the Center: The Story of the National Writing Project

April 17 - September 30, 2017

Rowell Cases, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library
Open during the operating hours of the Doe Library

The National Writing Project is a professional development network for teachers of writing at all levels, from early childhood to university.  This exhibition explores the history of the organization, from its origins within the Graduate School of Education at UC Berkeley to its present status as a nationwide network, drawing from the newly available National Writing Project records and other Bancroft Library collections.