Dr. Gary Moss, author of Hippie Artifacts: Mind-Blowing Stuff to Collect
will discuss collecting 1950s & 60s rock n' roll memorabilia through a colorful PowerPoint presentation, and will have many items from his private collection on site and some available for purchase.
Collecting rock n' roll memorabilia has been quite popular since its inception in the emid-1950's Initially confined to America, it now crosses the globe. The most abundant and popular category is vinyl records.
Always eagerly sought after are 45s and LPs from obscure labels such as Sun, Old Town and Fortune. The zeal for amassing large vinyl collections runs into the psychedelic and garage band era of the 1960s, highlighted by The Beatles and Woodstock.
Other popular categories include autographs and fan club mementos, concert programs and posters, as well as instruments, sheet music, clothes and novelties depicting popular bands of the era.
Items are all these categories will be dicussed and displayed by Dr. Gary Moss, who has been collecting rock n' roll memorabilia since the early 1980's
In addition, Dr. Moss also collects the "hippie artifacts" featured in his Schiffer Publishing book of the same name. Dr. Moss's extensive Hawaiian shirt collection from the 1930's and 1940's was featured in the book Dressing for Paradise, and his collection was also on exhibit at the American Textile Museum in Massachusetts.
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