The Quicksilver Times alternative newspaper collective was closely involved in the planning and publicity for the Mayday protests that attempted to shut down the government May 3-5, 1971 in protest against the continued war in Indochina.
This issue of the newspaper acted as the principle guide for many participants in the greater Washington, D.C. area
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Quicksilver Times, Vol. 3, No. 7, April 14-27, 1971.
Photographed May 5, 2013. Some minimal restoration work has been done to make this image viewable.