Chicago Underground Media from 1960s and 70s

[This text was originally published in AREA Chicago #7 in December 2008]

Selected Chicago-Area Underground/Alternative Publications (roughly mid-1960s to early 1970s) 
Black Truth
Blazing Star
Camp News
Chicago Express
Chicago Free Press
Chicago Gay Crusader
Chicago Journalism Review
Chicago Kaleidoscope (later merged with The Seed)
Chicago Reader
Daily Planet
Dull Brass
Free Chicago Graphic
Hyde Park Voices
Killer Dyke
Labor Voice for Peace
Lincoln Avenue Ambush
Mattachine Midwest Newsletter
New Left Notes
Prensa Libre de Chicago
Rising Up Angry
RU Revolting
Second City
Secret Storm
The Black Liberator
The Bridge
The Firing Line
The Lincoln Park Press
The Seed
Veteran Stars and Stripes for Peace
Vietnam GI
West Side Story
YLO (Newspaper of the Young Lords Organization)

Selected Underground Papers at Local High Schools, late 1960s-early 70s 
Above a Whisper (Sullivan)
Affluent Drool (Latin)
Brother (Lions)
Cosmic Frog (Lane Tech)
Fifth Estate (New Trier West)
Grab Hold (Kennedy)
Intercourse (Lane Tech)
New Free Press (Niles East)
Parallax (Libertyville)
Shove It (De La Salle)
Solidarity (Admundsen)
The Alternative (Central)
The Daily Dove (Oak Lawn)
The Living Supplementary (Lions)
The Oppressed (Lane Tech)
The Shape of Things to Come
(Quigley South)
The Sum-Times
The Truth (Hubbard)
Thyng (Mather)
We The People
(a number of south side schools)
Word (Aurora East)


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