Guide to the Sarah Elbert Papers,

Collection Number: 2914

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

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Martin Heggestad, April 2004
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Marcie Farwell, September 2015

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Sarah Elbert papers, 1968-1976.
Collection Number:
Sarah Elbert.
4 cubic ft., 6 reels movie film, 6 VHS cassettes, 32 CDs, 4 DVDs, 55 tape recordings.
Forms of Material:
Film, videotapes, audiotapes, cd, articles, notes, clippings, and leaflets.
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Papers of Sarah Elbert (Cornell University Class of 1965), who initiated "The Streets Belong to the People" as a part of her study of student radicalism and counterculture.
Collection material in English


Sarah Elbert (Cornell University Class of 1965) initiated "The Streets Belong to the People" as a part of her study of student radicalism and counterculture. The film crew consisted of herself, Ralph Diamant (filmmaker), James Sheldon (Students for a Democratic Society member), Phyllis Black (Chicago student), Michael Wright (Chicago student and S.D.S. member), Phyllis Cutter, and Susan Schultze.


"The Streets Belong to the People", 16 mm. film, videotapes (different versions) and unedited footage of movie film made in Chicago during the Democratic National Convention, August 1968. Also, articles, notes, clippings, leaflets, radical newspapers' tape recordings, movie film and documents related to the production of the film. Includes film, recorded interviews, and records related to the Democratic National Convention; the National Farm Workers and Cesar Chavez; the Starr King Divinity School; members of a Cambridge, Massachusetts commune; an S.D.S. meeting, study class, and rally; a meeting of Ithaca Housing; and the March 1967 confrontation at Willard Straight Hall (Cornell University) over draft card burning. Includes interviews with Jeff Jones, Paul Krassner, Robert Traill Spence Lowell, Jr., Rennie Davis, David Whitley Dellinger, Dick Gregory, Vic Bell, Allen Ginsberg, Ralph David Abernathy, Norman Mailer, Tom Hayden, David Burak, Bruce Dancis, Daniel Berrigan, Jerry Brown, and Eugene McCarthy. Also, Elbert's manuscript notes and correspondence concerning publication of Louisa May Alcott's previously unpublished novella Diana and Persis and Alcott's Work: A Story of Experience.


Elbert, Sarah.
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. -- Diana and Persis.
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. -- Work, a story of experience.
Bell, Vic.
Berrigan, Daniel.
Brown, Jerry, 1938-
Burak, David, 1945-
Chavez, Cesar, 1927-
Dancis, Bruce.
Davis, Rennie.
Dellinger, David W.
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-
Gregory, Dick.
Hayden, Tom.
Jones, Jeff.
Krassner, Paul.
Lowell, Robert Traill Spence, 1917-
Mailer, Norman.
McCarthy, Eugene J., 1916-
Pecot, Marcelle.
National Farm Workers Association.
Starr King Divinity School.
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)

Streets belong to the people.

Students--Political activity.
Student movements.
Draft resisters.
Novelists, American.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements.

United States--Politics and government,--1963-1969.

Form and Genre Terms:
Motion pictures.


Access Restrictions:
Masters of "The Streets Belong to the People" not to be used
Cite As:
Sarah Elbert papers, #2914. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.


Includes collection #2964, New Left and underground periodicals. Mainly having belonged to Ralph and Sarah Diamant
Videocassette provided by Marcelle Pecot of out-takes of "The Streets Belong to the People" (V-208).
Videocassette "Chicago 1968" (V-238) also includes scenes from "The Streets Belong to the People."
DVD copied from Reels F-159, F-160, F161 and F162.


Series I. Source Files
Box 1, Former collection #2964 Box 1
Collection #2914
Former Collection #2964
Series II. Periodicals
Box 1, Former collection #2964 Box 1
Collection #2914
Former Collection #2964
Series III. Film Documents
Box 1
Series IV. Tape Recordings
Box 2
Chicago Democratic Convention, August 25-29, 1968
Student Radicalism
Delano, California Interviews
Series V: Transcripts Made from Reel to Reel Recordings
Box 2
Series VI. Film (masters, not to be used)
Boxes 4 & 5
Series VII. Video
Boxes 4 & 5
Series VIII. CDs and DVDs
Boxes 5


Contains articles, clippings, leaflets, and drawings on radicalism
Berman, Maddey. (Students for McCarthy) "Alienation and Music: Simon and Garfunckel."
Box 1 Folder 1
June 9, 1968
The Black University Report to the National Conference of the Association of Afro-American Educators; Poussaint, Alfred F. "The Negro American: His Self-Image and Integration."
Box 1 Folder 2
Blumenthal, Ralph. "Berliner Student Commune." N.Y. Times clipping
Box 1 Folder 3
Cornell Activism articles
Box 1 Folder 4
Box 1 Folder 5
Encounter, T-Groups, Esalen
Box 1 Folder 6
The Family, clippings and photocopy
Box 1 Folder 7
Goldstein, Vic. (Students for a Democratic Society) 'Arch '69 drawings, including Radical's notebook
Box 1 Folder 8
Goodman, Paul. "Freedom and Learning: The Need for Choice," "The New Aristocrats."
Box 1 Folder 9
November 13, 1968.
Heckman, J. Cambridge Commune clipping from The Justice
Box 1 Folder 10
Heintz, Jeff. "Norman Mailor: A Polemical."
Box 1 Folder 11
Kelsey, Herb. "Going to the Army is some Real Serious Shit."
Box 1 Folder 12
November 1968
Lefebre, Ludwig B. "Human and Extrahuman Partnership," Psychology Today
Box 1 Folder 13
May Day Tactical Manual
Box 1 Folder 14
Marshall, Chip. "Our Children Have Come Home."
Box 1 Folder 15
Nowogrodzki, Richard. "Cornell Authors."
Box 1 Folder 16
Oglesby, Carl. "World Revolution and the American Containment."
Box 1 Folder 17
Slater, R. Guiseppi. "Canadian Crisis: A Descriptive Evaluation of Quebec Student Unrest."
Box 1 Folder 18
Speiser, R. "Geschichte des Nachtwächters - Overview Cornell."
Box 1 Folder 19
Student Activism Photocopies
Box 1 Folder 20
S.D.S. article. U.S. News and World Report.
Box 1 Folder 21
Students for Educational Transformation proposal
Box 1 Folder 22
"Student Revolutionaries Unite."
Box 1 Folder 23
"The Streets Belong to the People."
Box 1 Folder 24
Village Voice, Paris Revolt, June 6.
Box 1 Folder 25
May 3, 1968
Why Those Students are Protesting"
Box 1 Folder 26
November 1968
Token Learning: A Study of Women's Higher Education in America published by the National Organization for Women (NOW)
Box #2964-1
Law and Disorder: The Chicago Convention and Its Aftermath
Box #2964-1
Esalen Programs brochure
Box #2964-1
The Phantom - comic book
Box #2964-1
c. August 1968
Flyers and handouts for the demonstrations at the 1968 Democratic Convention
Box #2964-1 Folder 3
April 1968
Summer of Support
Box #2964-1 Folder 4
Effort to reach out to military communities
July & October 1968
Flyers for Baltimore related events
Box #2964-1 Folder 5
c. August 1968
Still photographs from Chicago
Box #2964-1 Folder 6
December 1968, December 1969
Bulletins of Cornell Program in Oral History
Box #2964-1 Folder 7
Going to the Army is Some Real Serious Shit Zine
Box #2964-1 Folder 8
c. December 1969
Father John Dee (of the Singing Priest and Mary) newsletter.
Box #2964-1 Folder 9
Oversized still photograph
Box #2964-1 Folder 10
c. June 1968
Avatar, American Colony Press
Box 1 Folder 27
Spring 1971
April 24, Washington, D.C.
Box 1 Folder 28
August 30, 1968.
The Chicago Maroon, Vol. 77 no. 5
Box 1 Folder 29
The Chicago Seed
Box 1 Folder 30
(Note: Chicago Tribune, Section 1A, August 25, 1968 was discarded from the collection.)
June 26-July 31, 1968
Date-Line-Ithaca, Glad Day Press, nos. 46-47, 49-51
Box 1 Folder 31
Free Student, no. 5.
Box 1 Folder 32
August 5, 12, 1968
New Left Notes, Chicago, Vol. 3 nos. 24, 25.
Box 1 Folder 33
November 16, 1968
The Old Mole, Cambridge, MA, Vol. 1, no. 4.
Box 1 Folder 34
Peace and Freedom National Organizer
Box 1 Folder 35
Jan. 16-26, 1971
Quicksilver Times Vol. III
Box 1 Folder 36
Rat Subterranean News, Vol. 1, no. 14, annotated
Box 1 Folder 37
September 1968
The Realist , No. 82
Box 1 Folder 38
Record, Antioch College, Vol. 23 nos. 25, 27-28, 30-33, 35-36, 38, 41, 44
Box 1 Folder 39
Record, Antioch College, Vol. 24 nos. 1-5, 16-18.
Box 1 Folder 40
The Scimitar, Ithaca N.Y., Vol. 1 no. 1.
Box 1 Folder 41
April 8, 1971
Spring Movement, Washington D.C.
Box 1 Folder 42
October 1965
Viet Report
Box 1 Folder 43
January 1969
The Antiochian, Vol. 40, no. 4
Box #2964-1
July 4-18, 1968
Avatar, Vol. 2, no. 3
Box #2964-1
Challenge The Revolutionary Newspaper - Progressive Labor Party monthly
Box #2964-1
October 1967
Cheetah, Vol. 1, no. 1
Box #2964-1
Missing cover.
August-September 1968
The Chicago Maroon, Vol. 76, no.6
Box #2964-1
The Chicago Seed, Vol. 2, no. 5, 13
Box #2964-1
August 27-29, 1968
The Chicago Sun Times, Vol. 21, no. 178
Box #2964-1
Incomplete. News on the Democratic Convention.
September 1968
Congressional Record, Vol 114, no. 142, 143, 145
Box #2964-1
February 5, 1969
The Cornell Daily Sun, Vol. 85, no. 75
Box #2964-1
October 16, 1968
Dateline=Ithaca, No. 58
Box #2964-1
September 1968
Demokratia, Vol. 1, no. 5
Box #2964-1
Sponsored by the Union of Greeks and American for Democracy in Greece.
December 1967-September 1968
The East Village Other, Vol. 3, no. 2, 28, 40
Box #2964-1
August & December 1968
Esquire, Vol. 70, no. 2, 6
Box #2964-1
October 6 & 7, 1968
Esquire, Vol. 68, no. 40
Box #2964-1
January & April 1968
First Issue
Box #2964-1
Publication based in Ithaca
February 5, 1969
Fortnight, Vol. 1, no. 5
Box #2964-1
August & November 1968
Guardian, Vol. 20, no. 7; Vol. 21, no. 5
Box #2964-1
August 1967
Gramma, Year 2, no. 34
Box #2964-1
"Official organ of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba"
Handwriting on the Wall, no. 2 (by S.D.S.)
Box #2964-1
March 1968
Harper's Magazine
Box #2964-1
With "The Steps of the Pentagon" by Norman Mailer
July & October 1968
Life, Vol. 65, no. 3, 16
Box #2964-1
c. February 1968
The Mother of Voices, Vol. 1, Issue 6
Box #2964-1
September 1968
Box #2964-1
July 11, 1968
The New York Review of Books, Vol. 11, no. 1
Box #2964-1
August 26, September 4, 1968
New York Times
Box #2964-1
June & August 1968
New York Times Magazine
Box #2964-1
September & December 1968
Psychology Today, Vol. 2, no. 4, 7
Box #2964-1
May 1967 - August 1968
Ramparts, Vol. 5, no. Vol. 6, no. 7, 8, 11, 12; Vol. 7, no. 2, 3
Box #2964-1
One issue undated, missing cover
August 1968
The Ramparts wall posters (3)
Box #2964-1
October & December 1968
Record, Antioch College, Vol. 24 nos. 10, 14, 20, 21
Box #2964-1
October-November 1968
The Scimitar, Vol. 1, no. 5, 6
Box #2964-1
August 1968
Summer by the Chicago Maroon, Vol. 77, no. 5
Box #2964-1
September 6, 1968
Time, Vol. 92, no. 10
Box #2964-1
August-September 1968
Veterans Stars and Stripes for Peace, Vol 1, no. 8
Box #2964-1
October 1968
The Village Voice, Vol. 13, no. 38, 52; Vol. 14, no. 2
Box #2964-1
January-March 1968
Washington Free Press, Vol. 2, no. 22, 24, 25, 26, 27
Box #2964-1
August 21, 1968
What's New
Box #2964-1
Official personnel publication of the United States Penitentiary in Lewisberg, PA.
c. August - December 1968
Newspaper Clippings
Box #2964-1 Folder 1
November 1968
Newspaper Clippings on University of Massachusetts demonstrations
Box #2964-1 Folder 2
Project proposal
Box 1 Folder 44
Chicago notes
Box 1 Folder 45
Film screenplay
Box 1 Folder 46
Report, grace notes
Box 1 Folder 47
Questionnaire from the Feb. 20 showing of the film
Box 1 Folder 48-51
Box 1 Folder 52
October 1976
Lerner critique on draft of Work introduction for Schocken
Box 1 Folder 53
Intro to Work, Schocken ed.
Box 1 Folder 54
Diana & Persis original manuscript
Box 1 Folder 55
Diana & Persis first draft
Box 1 Folder 56
Diana & Persis
Box 1 Folder 57-58
Work: Domestic Feminism & the Problem of Cultural Hegemony.
Box 1 Folder 59
Dissertation prospectus copy & notes
Box 1 Folder 60
Box 1 Folder 61
Chapter on Work: A Story of Experience.
Box 1 Folder 62
Introduction to Schocken ed. Work
Box 1 Folder 63
Diana & Persis manuscript by Louisa A. Alcott.
Box 1 Folder 64-66
"Moods" [?] - manuscript
Box 1 Folder 67
These are mainly reel to reel tapes (noted when otherwise). Tape titles here reflect what is written on the outside of the tape boxes
August 1968
1st half com. 7 - lost, 5 1/2 minutes. Continuation on 6B
Box 2 tr-268-1
Use CD-45-46
August 28, 1968
2nd half Gov. bot tape (...) no identification number recorded by Gray.
Box 2 tr-268-1
1. 18th & Michigan.
2. Negotiation between Peck & Reardon, Elrod on 8/28/68 at 5:15.
Use CD-45-46
August 29, 1968
Tape B and Thursday afternoon, Bother Jonathan, Jeff Jones, Paul Krassner, Tom Hayden.
Box 2 tr-268-2
Vic Bell, McCarthy, Robert Lowell, Poem on Columbia. Side 2: R. Diamant account of "Battle of Michigan Ave."
Box 2 tr-268-3
August 27, 1968
Shirley Lens, interview: Phylis Cutter, immediate recall of events in Grant Park.
Box 2 tr-268-4
August 27, 1968
Bacia Gordon, Susan Schultze, interviewer. Immediate recall of events in Grant Park.
Box 2 tr-268-5
Use CD-21
August 1968
David Spzek, John Levy, Ken McMillan, interviewer: Susan Schultze
Box 2 tr-268-6
August 1968
Susan Roupp, Father Daniel Turner, Jerry Dean Schmidt, interviewer, Susan Schultze
Box 2 tr-268-7
August 1968
Tape #5, Hayden, Rennie David, Delinger - "Create many Chi's", etc.
Box 2 tr-268-8
August 28, 1968
2nd half of Reel 3 (202) Grand Park; #2 Can 4 - very important(end of Barrdell?)
Box 2 tr-268-9
Use CD-47-48
August 1968
32 short clips. Starts with McCarthy campaign and includes clips of Julian Bond and Gore Vidal
Box 2 tr-268-10
Use CD-49
August 1968
Mainly sounds - Wind, tinkling, sirens, chants etc.
Box 2 tr-268-11
August 1968
Rubber band thumps, deadened thumps, Peabody modulated, bridge drones, Free Hayden, etc.
Box 2 tr-268-12
Use CD-50
August 25, 1968.
Tape #1 Steve Simmons for Hubert Humphrey. McCarthy headquarters, 2 interviews
Box 2 tr-268-13
August 25, 1968
Tape #2 Park & Demonstration Sunday afternoon. Chicago McCarthy interview, several good chants, park music (DU).
Box 2 tr-268-14
Use CD-51
August 25, 1968
Tape #3 Night - Yippies, Lincoln Park, Sunday night
Box 2 tr-268-15
Use CD-52
August 25, 1968.
Side #1, Box R, Early Riot, Tape #1, Steve Simmons, McCarthy Headquarters, James Butler; Side #2, Tape #3 Sunday night, Yippie Lincoln Park; Tape #2 Grant Park - Sunday Afternoon Demonstration
Box 2 tr-268-16
Use CD-53-54
August 26, 1968
Tape #4 Monday afternoon demonstration to protest arrest of Tom Hayden. Mob, Marshall Monday afternoon, #5 Robert Greenblatt, #T Grape Striker, black panthers; Side #2 Several black interviews; Tuesday afternoon march (pacifist Student Caucus (Conrad Hilton) Linda King, etc. Jackson St. bridge confrontation, mace and gas. Vic Bell Army deserter.
Box 2 tr-268-17
August 26, 1968
Tape #4 Demonstration Monday afternoon
Box 2 tr-268-18
Use CD-55
August 26, 1968
Tape #5 Demonstration Monday afternoon
Box 2 tr-268-19
Use CD-56
August 1968
Tape #T Grant Park
Box 2 tr-268-20
Use CD-57-59
August 1968
Box 10, kneeling in streets, Prayer
Box 2 tr-268-21
Use CD-59
August 1968
Hayden: "Streets Belong to the People"
Box 2 tr-268-22
Use CD-60
August 1968
Chicago T.V. and Radio coverage
Box 2 tr-268-23
Use CD-61
August 1968
Chicago Democratic Convention
Box 2 tr-268-24
August 30, 1968
Friday, noon, Chicago
Box 2 tr-268-25
August 27, 1968
Tuesday afternoon, Minnesota minister, park, Hare Krishna, etc.
Box 2 tr-268-26
August 1968
Red. riot 1. 22 sec. Prep to violence, 2. 25 sec. middle part. 3 to 15
Box 2 tr-268-27
Use CD-62
August 29, 1968
Thursday speakers
Box 2 tr-268-28
Use CD-63
August 27-28, 1968
#B side 1: Grant Park, Tuesday night; Side 2 Grant Park, Wednesday - Yippie, Black.
Box 2 tr-268-29
Use CD-64-65
August 1968
Tape T Grant Park, Dick Gregory, Tom Hayden
Box 2 tr-268-30
Use CD-66-67
August 1968
#A Lincoln Park
Box 2 tr-268-31
Use CD-68
August 1968
#10 Bridge, Mace, and Poor Peoples Wagon
Box 2 tr-268-32
Use CD-69
August 28-29, 1968
Tape #5 Wed. night Thursday morning. Voting Humphrey wins (Penn) Report from floor news (good) Priest on Humphrey, U.S.A., goodness and God; Good stuff on lake Wednesday, (montage) "Army man barking"; Mark Sommer, Galbraith, montage citizen from Minnesota, N.Y. delegate who refused to show pass, Mother supporting daughter who pissed at jail. Vic Stone, Lowenstein, N.Y. leader for convention, Gore Vidal, postponement, & N.Y. withdraw 1, Cal. delegate, Alabama. Side II, Sonos, O'Dwyer, Norman Mailer, Monique Dyer (Daughter of peace candidate in S. Vietnam), Tom Hayden, Thur. McCarthy's daughter, Ralph Abernathy, Thursday noon.
Box 2 tr-268-33
Use CD-70-73
Augusty 1968
Box 2 tr-268-34
Labeled copy Sidney Lens, Old Union, Hare Krishna, (led by Alan Ginsberg) Jonathan, Northside Ministry and Hippie Priest.
Box 2 tr-268-35
Use CD-74
August 1968
#9 Student Caucus (Hilton) Linda King On the bridge mace and gas, (DU)
Box 2 tr-2685-36
Use CD-75
Various aspects and action of the Chicago Convention. Very poor quality. Most about Grant Park happenings.
Box 2 Cassette tr-268-37
June 16, 1995
Copy of tr-268 no 8, 14, 15, 22
Box 2 DAT tr-7337
June 16, 1995
Copy of tr-268-20
Box 2 DAT tr-7338
June 16, 1995
Copy of tr-268-9
Box 2 DAT tr-7339
November 5, 1968
S.D.S. Election Day Rally Willard Straight Hall, Cornell U., Ithaca, N.Y. Bruce Dancis, Douglas Downd, Dave Burak, Alan Snitow. (Side 1 7/8 ips).
Box 2 tr-268-38
November 17, 1968
Cambridge Commune, John Heckman, Bob Pearlman, Al Graubner, Abe?, Hiliary Putnam. 1 hr. 30 min.
Box 2 tr-268-39
November 17, 1968
Cambridge Commune. Bob Pearlman, David Heckman (1st speaker), Libby Heckman, Alan Graubard (2nd speaker). Interviewer: Sarah Diamant.
Box 2 tr-268-40
Mike Rotkin "Talking Cornell Blues" Ithaca Housing Meeting.
Box 2 tr-268-41
May 9, 1969
S.D.S. meeting, R.O.T.C. discussion Tactics raison d'etre
Box 2 tr-268-42
August 22, 1968
S.D.S. study group with Harry Magdoff, at Magdoff's, Taugannock Blvd.
Box 2 tr-268-43
March 1967
Straight confrontation over draft card burning
Box 2 tr-268-44
March 17, 1969
Delano, CA. Sarah Diamant, Jerry Brown, N.F.W.A. organizer.
Box 2 tr-268-45
March 17, 1969
School Board Meeting - Delano, California
Box 2 tr-268-46
March 17, 1969
"Picnic House" Delano, California - June Brown, Boycott chairman, Elaine Ellenson
Box 2 tr-268-47
March 17, 1969
Delano California, David Fishlow Malcriado Editor, V.F.W.A. Fred Chavez, Caesar Chavez's nephew, Sr. clas President, Delano H.S., suspended.
Box 2 tr-268-48
March 18-19, 1969
Caesar Chavez with Sarah Diamant. National Farm Workers, Jerry Brown, Antioch, Cornell, Farm Workers
Box 2 tr-268-49
Mar. 20, 1969
Berkeley, California - Sarah Diamant interviewer. Peter Hunt respondent, lawyer, Antioch, Berkeley.
Box 2 tr-268-50
March 20, 1969
All School Meeting, Starr King Divinity School, Berkeley, (Unitarian Universalist), 10-12 a.m. at Starr King, 21 Le Comte Ave., Berkeley, California
Box 2 tr-268-51
Mar. 22, 1969
Starr King Divinity School All School Meeting, decision making.
Box 2 tr-268-52
August 29, 1968
Interview with Sidney Lens at the Democratic Convention by Sarah Diamant - from tr-268-2
Box 2
August 29, 1968
Brother Jonathan & unidentified interview - from tr-268-2
Box 2
August 25, 1968
Steve Simmons outside of the Young Citizens for Humphrey Headquarters by Sarah Diamant - from tr-268-13
Box 2
August 25, 1968
Interview with an unidentified person at McCarthy Headquarters by Sarah Diamant - from tr-268-13
Box 2
August 25, 1968
James Butler at McCarthy Headquarters by Sarah Diamant - from tr-268-13
Box 2
August 28-29, 1968
Chicago Democratic Convention
Box 2
August 26, 1968
Interview with an unidentified person by Sarah Diamant and Robert Greenblatt - from tr-268-32
Box 2
Can be used with CD-69
November 5, 1968
S.D.S. Election Day Rally, Willard Straight Hall, Cornell University with Douglas Dowd, David Burak, Bruce Dancis, and Alan Snitow - from tr-268-38
Box 2
November 17, 1968
Cambridge Commune, with Bob Pearlman, David Heckman, Libby Heckman, Alan Graubard by Sarah Diamant - from tr-268-40
Box 2
Footage on F-159-162 was shot by Ralph and Sarah Diamant and James Sheldon in the streets of Chicago at the time of the Democratic Convention, 1968, in connection with Sarah Diamant's Ph.D. thesis, a case study of student activism at Cornell. This footage has been cut in producing the film "The Streets Belong to the People" (reels 3 and 4).
Views of Chicago immediately before the riots. About thirty feet showing National Guard at the bridges as seen from both sides of the barricade (quick cuts).
Footage used in "The Streets Belong to the People"
Box 3 16mm F-159
Note on canister reads: Ginsberg, Jon Rennie
"The Streets Belong to the People" outtakes
Box 3 16mm F-160
"The Streets Belong to the People" outtakes
Box 4 16mm F-161-162
"The Streets Belong to the People"
Box 4 16mm F-170
"The Streets Belong to the People"
Box 3 16mm F-1090-1091
2 16mm reels in a single can. From ABC News 20th Century Project
"The Streets Belong to the People" (36.5min version)
Box 3 VHS V-49
Videocassette of "The Streets Belong to the People," made from footage shot by Ralph and Sarah Diamant and James Sheldon in the Streets of Chicago during th 1968 Democratic National Convention, in connection with Sarah Diamant's Ph.D. thesis. Includes footage of anti-war protestors speaking about the Vietnam War, non-violent protest, the American political system, Democratic nominees Hubert Humphrey and Eugene McCarthy, and more. Also footage of the resulting clashes between the protestors and the Chicago Police Department and National Guard.
"The Streets Belong to the People" (Copy, 36.5min version)
Box 3 VHS V-49a
"The Streets Belong to the People" (29min version)
Box 3 VHS V-50
"The Streets Belong to the People" Out takes, no sound
Box 3 VHS V-208
"The American Experience: Chicago 1968"
Box 3 VHS V-238
Videocassette of "The American Experience: Chicago 1968," a narrated story of the 1968 Democratic National Convention and related demonstrations and riots by the "Yippies." Footage includes Democratic National Convention, protestors at the "Festival of Life" (Grant and Lincoln Parks), and resulting riots. Includes scenes from "The Streets Belong to the People."
"The Streets Belong to the People" (Copy, 29min version)
Box 5 Betacam SP V-441
Copy of F-1090-1091
Bacia Gordon interviewed by Susan Schultze, August 27, 1969 (1968)
Box 5 CD-21
Immediate recall of events in Grant Park.
Copy of tr-268-5.
Copies of tr-268 no 1, 9, 10, 12, 14-16, 18-23, 27-33; 35-36
Box 5 CD-45-75
See above list of reel to reel recordings for more information.
"The Streets Belong to the People"
Box 5 DVD-18
Copies of film reels F-159-162