Smoking Contest, 1959

‘Smoking Contest’ held at Yale University in 1959       Honorable mention to the guy who showed up with the homemade jug hookah!   Share page on:

Don’t Mind if I Do, 1994

“Hunter S. Thompson was on a panel discussing the influence of the Beats in America. There were 500 people in the audience when he nonchalantly took out a bowl, packed it with his stash, lit up and started passing it Read More …

Rolling Joints, 1966

People roll joints at a marijuana party near the University of California at Berkeley campus in Berkeley, California May 23, 1966   Share page on:

Heidelberg University Karzer, 1900

Students at the University of Heidelberg take a break from their studies while smoking opium.  These students are housed/held in the university prison room known as the Karzer  (c. 1900)     Share page on:

Closest Inspection, 1953

“Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.” -Henry David Thoreau Cross section of a hemp leaf showing a small vein and Read More …

Roshambo, 1800’s

  Roshambo A loved ol’ time smoke spot seems to have answered the eternal question fought over for centuries…  How in the hell does paper beat rock?… Half-way rock, Michigan early 1900’s Before the turn of the century, the journey Read More …

Cosmic Honey, 1972

Cosmic Honey   “The federal government long claimed that it knew evreything about marijuana that was necessary; it was, as US Narcotics Commissioner Harry Anslinger used to say, “a killer drug.” But during the sixties, as middle class college students Read More …

The Monkey’s Pipe, 1891

“Organic life beneath the shoreless waves Was born and nurs’d in ocean’s pearly caves; First forms minute, unseen by spheric glass, Move on the mud, or pierce the watery mass; These, as successive generations bloom, New powers acquire and larger Read More …

UMISS Garden for Higher Learning, 1968

“Most of the illicit material in the 1960s came from Mexico. So, in collaboration with the D.E.A. And the Mexican government, we acquired those seeds. Later, we acquired others from Colombia, Thailand, Jamaica, India, Pakistan and places in the Middle Read More …

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