Catalogs and Archives
Open a catalog to see what movement people were reading in the sixties and seventies. When the Free Press started its publishing program in 1968, the Civil Rights Movement had made major gains, the American people were starting to turn against the war in Vietnam, and the Women's Liberation movement was larger every day. We published articles that provided the historical and political context for action, and would, we hoped, broaden the scope of the movement. Click on a catalog for a pdf. A list of library archives is below.
Physical Archives of
New England Free Press Materials
The archive at the Joseph P. Healey Library at the University of Massachusetts in Boston has about 300 items.
The largest archive is the Labadie Collection at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. They hold a collection of over 350 Free Press titles.
The archive at the University of Illinois in Chicago has about 130 titles.
Another archive is at Flinders University in South Australia. This collection has about 150 titles.