The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California
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Street names commemorate two early San Francisco leaders: Pioneer and exchange banker Henry Haight and Munroe Ashbury. The district is noted for its role as a center of the 1960s hippie movement.
Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
Gift; The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation in memory of Jon B. Lovelace; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:063).
Forms part of: Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
Haight-Ashbury is a district of San Francisco, California, named for the intersection of Haight and Ashbury streets. The neighborhood is known for its history of, and being the origin of hippie subculture.