Harold Adler

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Harold Adler

Personal Information

Address: 6114 LaSalle Ave, Oakland , CA, 94611

Telephone: (510) 482-3336; cell (510) 472-3170

Email: adlerphotos@yahoo.com

Present Position

Independent curator, photographer, videographer

Permanent Collections

The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley

Berkeley Historical Society, Berkeley, CA

California State Library at Sacramento , California

Corbis-Bettman Archives, New York City , NY

Allen Ginsberg Trust, New York City , NY

Oakland Museum of California

Media Center, Moffitt Library, UC Berkeley

News Publications

Californian Geology (Nov/Dec 1993, front cover)

L.A. Weekly


The Daily Cal

The Daily Planet

East Bay Daily News


Motion Picture

PBS Series, photos included in Making Sense of the Sixties, first broadcast on Jan. 21-23, 1990. Producer Varied Directions, Inc.

Book Publications

Front and back covers, American Babylon: Race and the Struggle for Postwar Oakland (2005, Princeton University)

The Whole World's Watching (2001, Berkeley Art Center )

What's Going On? California and the Vietnam Era (2004, Oakland Museum of California)

Firestorm! : the story of the 1991 East Bay fire in Berkeley (1993, City of Berkeley)

Berkeley inside/out : a guide to restaurants, entertainment, people and politics (1989, Heyday Books)


"Firestorm, '91," (one man show), Oct. 1- Nov. 13, 1993. Berkeley Historical Society, Veterans Bldg., Berkeley, CA

"RED Power: 30 Years of Native American Indian Activism in the Bay Area, 1969-1999," Nov. 19, 1999 , SF State University; Curator of photography and media coordinator.

"The Whole World's Watching: Peace and Social Justice Movements of the 1960s and 1970s," Sept. 16-Dec. 16, 2001, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA. Co-curator and coordinator.

" California Counterculture: The Sixties�Made in California : Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000" Los Angeles County Museum, Oct 22, 2000-Feb. 25, 2001. Curatorial consultant and participating photographer.

Free Speech Caf�, Moffitt Library, UC Berkeley, Curator, permanent installation and the following "Legacy of Social Protest" exhibits�

1. The Disability Rights Movement"

2. "The Creation of People's Park"

3. "Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement"

4. "'We Hold the Rock': An Exhibition of the Alcatraz Indian Occupation"

5. "La Causa: A Photographic Exhibition of the Farm Worker's Movement"

"What's Going On? : California and the Vietnam Era," Aug. 28, 2004-Feb. 27, 2005. Oakland Museum of California. Curatorial consultant and participating photographer.

"The Changing Face of Disability Law in the New Millennium," March 14-15, 2002, Boalt Disability Law Society, University of California-Berkeley, School of Law. Curator of photography.

Studios of Harold Adler

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