San Antonio, Tx. San Antonio Free Press, Inc., 1970-1971. Fifteen issues, each between 16pp. and 32pp., on newsprint. Uniformly tanned, some edge nicks and short tears, a few edges a bit frayed or chipped. Very good. Item #3654
A selection of issues of a scarce alternative newspaper published in San Antonio, Texas at the dawn of the 1970s, and dedicated to reporting on environmental, social justice, and counterculture issues. The issues present here include volume one, numbers 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 13; volume two, numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; and volume three, numbers 1 and 2. A quick survey of the issues yields a cross-section of the combination of local, national, and international subjects covered by the newspaper: a Frank Zappa concert in San Antonio, the Vietnam War, San Antonio police corruption, women's liberation, an interview with Lawrence Ferlinghetti, air quality, local development projects, gay liberation, prison reform, boycotts and protests, and various issues related to African American, Latin American, and Native American communities. OCLC reports just a smattering of issues of this notable Texas underground newspaper at nine institutions.