Vintage Portland Underground Newspaper: The Fountain (vol. 1, no. 5, Apr. 2-9, 1971) Oregon Community Newspaper - Allen Ginsberg


Title: The Fountain (vol. 1, no. 5, Apr. 2-9, 1971)

Description: Issue number 5 (April 1971) of the Portland, Oregon, underground newspaper that was published weekly "in the interests of Free Speech, Free Expression, and Freedom in advertising." Martin Luther King appears on the cover.

The articles cover dehumanization in Portland's city jail, a page of The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers and Fat Freddy's Cat comix, a review of all of the Adult Cinema theatres (nine of them) in Portland, a full-spread interview with Allen Ginsberg by Robert Head (originally published by the NOLA Express), local underground advertising, a community calendar, community notices, and a few other miscellaneous articles.

12 pages. Paper is toned and has a few edge tears.

The paper appears to have been run out of a business called Bell Book & Candle, located at 1112 SW Third Avenue, and which was one of several vendors that shared a space with the Ides of March head shop.

Binding: Folio Size Newspaper
Condition: Good

Publisher: [The Fountain]
Place: Portland, Ore
Year: 1971

Language: English

Keywords: Portland, Oregon, underground newspaper, community newspaper, 1971, Allen Ginsberg, adult theatres, adult cinema,

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