newsletters now the reader may be struck by the naivety ,degree of optimism,
anger, idealism ,prejudice and diversity of ideas expressed by the writers.
We have claims
of sexism on the part of the males, females rightly objecting to being
called " chicks" , cases of attempted rape and sexual harrassment,
police malpractice, disagreement as to the direction that should be
taken on occasions as well as the festival attendees taking the law
into their own hands and seeing the police off the premises on occasions
are probably the best mirror of the spirit shown by those who helped
organise the festivals as well as an invaluable guide to the progress
of the festivals and how and when events took place.
the late Roger Hutchinson , Ken
Gwynn Jones, Mac MacDhomhnuil and
Brian F for preserving these documents and making them available to
The Archive. Some of these were originally transcriptions from the originals,
as they were almost unreadable !
now have a complete set of ( mostly )readable documents , lovingly patched
and cleaned by up our tame Photoshop fiend, The Great White Shark .