To the People of the Salmon River Mountains from the People of Black Bear Ranch

Title

To the People of the Salmon River Mountains from the People of Black Bear Ranch

Subject

Environmentalism

Description

A letter opposing the clear-cut logging of land in Idaho by a California commune, the Black Bear Ranch. According to the historian Timothy Miller, the community bought the property for $22,500 using money from a variety of sources including from supporters in the entertainment industry, as well as "one large unexpected angelic gift" and the "proceeds from a major LSD deal." The commune had a variety of contacts with radical groups.

Creator

the People of Black Bear Ranch

Source

Roz Payne

Publisher

Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date

ca. late-1960s or early-1970s

Format

mimeograph

Type

leaflet

Original Format

paper

Citation

the People of Black Bear Ranch, “To the People of the Salmon River Mountains from the People of Black Bear Ranch,” Roz Payne Sixties Archive, accessed January 20, 2021, https://rozsixties.unl.edu/items/show/703.

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