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Finding aid to the Friends of Perfection Records MS 4008
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Collection consists of a complete set of volumes 1-4 of the intercommunal newspaper Kaliflower (April 24, 1969-June 22, 1972), with some supplements, and a large but incomplete collection of flyers, broadsides, pamphlets, newsletters, and other materials printed by the Free Print Shop between the years 1968 and 1972. There are also some miscellaneous related items, including one of the original Kaliflower clipboards, and the trunk in which the archives were delivered to California Historical Society.
The Free Print Shop, one of several work projects of the Sutter Street Commune, published the intercommunal newsletter Kaliflower in San Francisco from April 24, 1969 through June 22, 1972. The Sutter Street Commune was one of several hundred communes in the 1960s in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Free Print Shop was in the basement of the commune's Victorian house in the redevelopment-owned area of the city, near where Japantown now stands.
4 boxes, 2 flat boxes, 1 trunk
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of Library and Archives, North Baker Research Library, California Historical Society, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Consent is given on behalf of the California Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Collection is open for research.