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Underground Newspaper Collection: 1960s Counterculture: UPS Collection Tutorial

This is a guide to the Underground Press Syndicate's (UPS) Underground Newspaper Collection on microfilm. This collection includes over hundreds of 1960's counterculture newspapers.

The Great Speckled Bird Traveling Display in the Houston Cole Library

The Houston Cole Library hosted the The Great Speckled Bird Traveling Exhibit from March 1- April 15, 2012. This exhibit was created by individuals at Georgia State University to promote their online archive of The Great Speckled Bird. "The Bird" served as Atlanta's underground newspaper from 1965 until 1975. All issues have been digitized and made available to the public for free at:


To read more about this digital project and the travelling exhibit see Georgia State Universities Web page at:

Education Librarian/ Associate Professor

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Laurie Heathcock
5th Floor
Houston Cole Library
Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Rd N
Jacksonville, AL 36265