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Group of mid-1960s San Francisco newspapers including early issues of Citizens News. 22 newspapers, each folding to quarto format (about 11 x 8 1/2 inches or 28 x 21 cm) and about 8 to 12 pages, printed alternately on either white or newsprint stock; condition generally strong. Includes the following.
Citizens News IV: 2, 5-9, 11-15 [undated but late 1964 to late 1965] and V:1-2 (November-December 1965)
Cruise News & World Report I:1-3 [undated but circa summer 1965], II:1-3 (November 1965-January 1966)
Town Talk II: 2 and 4 (September and December 1965)
The Arc News (Association for Responsible Citizenship) of Sacramento, CA, I:8 (September 1966).
San Francisco's Citizens News, edited by Guy Strait, billed itself as "America's Leading Homosexual Publication," offering a mix of serious activism, humor, and local scene news. Its partner publication, Cruise News & World Report, offered a similar but usually less serious mix.