The Freaky High School Fashion Of The Hippie Era, 1969

The Freaky High School Fashion Of The Hippie Era, 1969

These photographs, taken for LIFE magazine in the fall of 1969, explored the “freaky new freedoms” of fashion seen on high school students across the United States. Continue reading »

Hippie Van Of The 1960s: Amazing Photographs That Capture People With Their Classic VW Buses

Hippie Van Of The 1960s: Amazing Photographs That Capture People With Their Classic VW Buses

Introduced in 1950 by the German automaker Volkswagen as its second car model, VW bus or camper is a forward control panel van. It was named the Volkswagen Type 2, known officially (depending on body type) as the Transporter, Kombi. Continue reading »

“My Electric 60’s Hippie VW”

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Rene Penia (not pictured) drives his VW Beetle 1995, locally called “Vocho”, through the streets of Monterrey April 22, 2015. The car was painted by a local artist to be part of an exhibition on the 1960s at the National History Museum in Monterrey where it was on display for five years. Pena bought the car for 25.000 Mexican Pesos (some USD 2,000 at that time) in 2013 during an auction and he then converted the car into an electrical vehicle. (Photo by Daniel Becerril/Reuters)
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