The Shelter Half
The Shelter Half was a coffeehouse in Tacoma, Washington, from 1968 to 1974. Like its namesake, a Shelter-half is a simple tent to provide shelter, the Shelter Half's purpose was to provide a place for GIs at Fort Lewis military base in Washington State to resist the war in Vietnam. The GIs turned The Shelter Half into an anti-war headquarters, publishing underground anti-war newspapers, organizing boycotts, and leading peace marches.
- http://www.coffeestrong.org/ The Coffee Strong coffeehouse is currently operated by Iraq and Afghanistan veterans in the Fort Lewis / McChord AFB / Tacoma area.
- archived publications of The Shelter Half on SirNoSir.org.
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