Sarah Elbert Papers,1968-1976.

Collection Number: 2914

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Sarah Elbert papers, 1968-1976.
Collection Number:
2914
Creator:
Sarah Elbert.
Quantity:
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.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
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.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

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.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

"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 Also, Elbert's manuscript notes and correspondence concerning publication of Louisa May Alcott's previously unpublished novella Diana and Persis and Alcott's Work: A Story of Experience.
SUBJECTS

Names:
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.)

Titles:
Streets belong to the people.

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

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

Form and Genre Terms:
Motion pictures.
Interviews.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

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.

NOTES

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 LIST

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

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Contains articles, clippings, leaflets, and drawings on radicalism
Box 1 Folder 1
Berman, Maddey. (Students for McCarthy) "Alienation and Music: Simon and Garfunckel."
Box 1 Folder 2
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."
June 9, 1968
Box 1 Folder 3
Blumenthal, Ralph. "Berliner Student Commune." N.Y. Times clipping
Box 1 Folder 4
Cornell Activism articles
Box 1 Folder 5
Dylan
Box 1 Folder 6
Encounter, T-Groups, Esalen
Box 1 Folder 7
The Family, clippings and photocopy
Box 1 Folder 8
Goldstein, Vic. (Students for a Democratic Society) 'Arch '69 drawings, including Radical's notebook
Box 1 Folder 9
Goodman, Paul. "Freedom and Learning: The Need for Choice," "The New Aristocrats."
Box 1 Folder 10
Heckman, J. Cambridge Commune clipping from The Justice
November 13, 1968.
Box 1 Folder 11
Heintz, Jeff. "Norman Mailor: A Polemical."
Box 1 Folder 12
Kelsey, Herb. "Going to the Army is some Real Serious Shit."
Box 1 Folder 13
Lefebre, Ludwig B. "Human and Extrahuman Partnership," Psychology Today
November 1968
Box 1 Folder 14
May Day Tactical Manual
Box 1 Folder 15
Marshall, Chip. "Our Children Have Come Home."
Box 1 Folder 16
Nowogrodzki, Richard. "Cornell Authors."
Box 1 Folder 17
Oglesby, Carl. "World Revolution and the American Containment."
Box 1 Folder 18
Slater, R. Guiseppi. "Canadian Crisis: A Descriptive Evaluation of Quebec Student Unrest."
Box 1 Folder 19
Speiser, R. "Geschichte des Nachtwächters - Overview Cornell."
Box 1 Folder 20
Student Activism Photocopies
Box 1 Folder 21
S.D.S. article. U.S. News and World Report.
Box 1 Folder 22
Students for Educational Transformation proposal
Box 1 Folder 23
"Student Revolutionaries Unite."
Box 1 Folder 24
"The Streets Belong to the People."
Box 1 Folder 25
Village Voice, Paris Revolt, June 6.
Box 1 Folder 26
Why Those Students are Protesting"
May 3, 1968
Box #2964-1
Token Learning: A Study of Women's Higher Education in America published by the National Organization for Women (NOW)
November 1968
Box #2964-1
Law and Disorder: The Chicago Convention and Its Aftermath
1968
Box #2964-1
Esalen Programs brochure
1969
Box #2964-1
The Phantom - comic book
Undated
Box #2964-1 Folder 3
Flyers and handouts for the demonstrations at the 1968 Democratic Convention
c. August 1968
Box #2964-1 Folder 4
Summer of Support
April 1968
Effort to reach out to military communities
Box #2964-1 Folder 5
Flyers for Baltimore related events
July & October 1968
Box #2964-1 Folder 6
Still photographs from Chicago
c. August 1968
Box #2964-1 Folder 7
Bulletins of Cornell Program in Oral History
December 1968, December 1969
Box #2964-1 Folder 8
Going to the Army is Some Real Serious Shit Zine
Undated
Box #2964-1 Folder 9
Father John Dee (of the Singing Priest and Mary) newsletter.
c. December 1969
Box #2964-1 Folder 10
Oversized still photograph
Undated
Box 1 Folder 27
Avatar, American Colony Press
c. June 1968
Box 1 Folder 28
April 24, Washington, D.C.
Spring 1971
Box 1 Folder 29
The Chicago Maroon, Vol. 77 no. 5
August 30, 1968.
Box 1 Folder 30
The Chicago Seed
Undated
(Note: Chicago Tribune, Section 1A, August 25, 1968 was discarded from the collection.)
Box 1 Folder 31
Date-Line-Ithaca, Glad Day Press, nos. 46-47, 49-51
June 26-July 31, 1968
Box 1 Folder 32
Free Student, no. 5.
Box 1 Folder 33
New Left Notes, Chicago, Vol. 3 nos. 24, 25.
August 5, 12, 1968
Box 1 Folder 34
The Old Mole, Cambridge, MA, Vol. 1, no. 4.
November 16, 1968
Box 1 Folder 35
Peace and Freedom National Organizer
Undated
Box 1 Folder 36
Quicksilver Times Vol. III
Jan. 16-26, 1971
Box 1 Folder 37
Rat Subterranean News, Vol. 1, no. 14, annotated
Box 1 Folder 38
The Realist , No. 82
September 1968
Box 1 Folder 39
Record, Antioch College, Vol. 23 nos. 25, 27-28, 30-33, 35-36, 38, 41, 44
Box 1 Folder 40
Record, Antioch College, Vol. 24 nos. 1-5, 16-18.
Box 1 Folder 41
The Scimitar, Ithaca N.Y., Vol. 1 no. 1.
Box 1 Folder 42
Spring Movement, Washington D.C.
April 8, 1971
Box 1 Folder 43
Viet Report
October 1965
Box #2964-1
The Antiochian, Vol. 40, no. 4
January 1969
Box #2964-1
Avatar, Vol. 2, no. 3
July 4-18, 1968
Box #2964-1
Challenge The Revolutionary Newspaper - Progressive Labor Party monthly
Undated
Box #2964-1
Cheetah, Vol. 1, no. 1
October 1967
Missing cover.
Box #2964-1
The Chicago Maroon, Vol. 76, no.6
August-September 1968
Box #2964-1
The Chicago Seed, Vol. 2, no. 5, 13
1968
Box #2964-1
The Chicago Sun Times, Vol. 21, no. 178
August 27-29, 1968
Incomplete. News on the Democratic Convention.
Box #2964-1
Congressional Record, Vol 114, no. 142, 143, 145
September 1968
Box #2964-1
The Cornell Daily Sun, Vol. 85, no. 75
February 5, 1969
Box #2964-1
Dateline=Ithaca, No. 58
October 16, 1968
Box #2964-1
Demokratia, Vol. 1, no. 5
September 1968
Sponsored by the Union of Greeks and American for Democracy in Greece.
Box #2964-1
The East Village Other, Vol. 3, no. 2, 28, 40
December 1967-September 1968
Box #2964-1
Esquire, Vol. 70, no. 2, 6
August & December 1968
Box #2964-1
Esquire, Vol. 68, no. 40
October 6 & 7, 1968
Incomplete.
Box #2964-1
First Issue
January & April 1968
Publication based in Ithaca
Box #2964-1
Fortnight, Vol. 1, no. 5
February 5, 1969
Box #2964-1
Guardian, Vol. 20, no. 7; Vol. 21, no. 5
August & November 1968
Box #2964-1
Gramma, Year 2, no. 34
August 1967
"Official organ of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba"
Box #2964-1
Handwriting on the Wall, no. 2 (by S.D.S.)
Undated
Box #2964-1
Harper's Magazine
March 1968
With "The Steps of the Pentagon" by Norman Mailer
Box #2964-1
Life, Vol. 65, no. 3, 16
July & October 1968
Box #2964-1
The Mother of Voices, Vol. 1, Issue 6
c. February 1968
Box #2964-1
Newsweek
September 1968
Box #2964-1
The New York Review of Books, Vol. 11, no. 1
July 11, 1968
Box #2964-1
New York Times
August 26, September 4, 1968
Incomplete.
Box #2964-1
New York Times Magazine
June & August 1968
Box #2964-1
Psychology Today, Vol. 2, no. 4, 7
September & December 1968
Box #2964-1
Ramparts, Vol. 5, no. Vol. 6, no. 7, 8, 11, 12; Vol. 7, no. 2, 3
May 1967 - August 1968
One issue undated, missing cover
Box #2964-1
The Ramparts wall posters (3)
August 1968
Box #2964-1
Record, Antioch College, Vol. 24 nos. 10, 14, 20, 21
October & December 1968
Box #2964-1
The Scimitar, Vol. 1, no. 5, 6
October-November 1968
Box #2964-1
Summer by the Chicago Maroon, Vol. 77, no. 5
August 1968
Box #2964-1
Time, Vol. 92, no. 10
September 6, 1968
Box #2964-1
Veterans Stars and Stripes for Peace, Vol 1, no. 8
August-September 1968
Box #2964-1
The Village Voice, Vol. 13, no. 38, 52; Vol. 14, no. 2
October 1968
Box #2964-1
Washington Free Press, Vol. 2, no. 22, 24, 25, 26, 27
January-March 1968
Box #2964-1
What's New
August 21, 1968
Official personnel publication of the United States Penitentiary in Lewisberg, PA.
Box #2964-1 Folder 1
Newspaper Clippings
c. August - December 1968
Box #2964-1 Folder 2
Newspaper Clippings on University of Massachusetts demonstrations
November 1968
Box 1 Folder 44
Project proposal
Box 1 Folder 45
Chicago notes
Box 1 Folder 46
Film screenplay
Box 1 Folder 47
Report, grace notes
Box 1 Folder 48-51
Questionnaire from the Feb. 20 showing of the film
Box 1 Folder 52
Clippings
Box 1 Folder 53
Lerner critique on draft of Work introduction for Schocken
October 1976
Box 1 Folder 54
Intro to Work, Schocken ed.
Box 1 Folder 55
Diana & Persis original manuscript
Box 1 Folder 56
Diana & Persis first draft
Box 1 Folder 57-58
Diana & Persis
Box 1 Folder 59
Work: Domestic Feminism & the Problem of Cultural Hegemony.
Box 1 Folder 60
Dissertation prospectus copy & notes
1972
Box 1 Folder 61
Work
Box 1 Folder 62
Chapter on Work: A Story of Experience.
Box 1 Folder 63
Introduction to Schocken ed. Work
Box 1 Folder 64-66
Diana & Persis manuscript by Louisa A. Alcott.
Box 1 Folder 67
"Moods" [?] - manuscript
These are mainly reel to reel tapes (noted when otherwise). Tape titles here reflect what is written on the outside of the tape boxes
Box 2 tr-268-1
1st half com. 7 - lost, 5 1/2 minutes. Continuation on 6B
August 1968
Use CD-45-46
Box 2 tr-268-1
2nd half Gov. bot tape (...) no identification number recorded by Gray.
August 28, 1968
1. 18th & Michigan.
2. Negotiation between Peck & Reardon, Elrod on 8/28/68 at 5:15.
Use CD-45-46
Box 2 tr-268-2
Tape B and Thursday afternoon, Bother Jonathan, Jeff Jones, Paul Krassner, Tom Hayden.
August 29, 1968
Box 2 tr-268-3
Vic Bell, McCarthy, Robert Lowell, Poem on Columbia. Side 2: R. Diamant account of "Battle of Michigan Ave."
Box 2 tr-268-4
Shirley Lens, interview: Phylis Cutter, immediate recall of events in Grant Park.
August 27, 1968
Box 2 tr-268-5
Bacia Gordon, Susan Schultze, interviewer. Immediate recall of events in Grant Park.
August 27, 1968
Use CD-21
Box 2 tr-268-6
David Spzek, John Levy, Ken McMillan, interviewer: Susan Schultze
August 1968
Box 2 tr-268-7
Susan Roupp, Father Daniel Turner, Jerry Dean Schmidt, interviewer, Susan Schultze
August 1968
Box 2 tr-268-8
Tape #5, Hayden, Rennie David, Delinger - "Create many Chi's", etc.
August 1968
Box 2 tr-268-9
2nd half of Reel 3 (202) Grand Park; #2 Can 4 - very important(end of Barrdell?)
August 28, 1968
Use CD-47-48
Box 2 tr-268-10
32 short clips. Starts with McCarthy campaign and includes clips of Julian Bond and Gore Vidal
August 1968
Use CD-49
Box 2 tr-268-11
Mainly sounds - Wind, tinkling, sirens, chants etc.
August 1968
Box 2 tr-268-12
Rubber band thumps, deadened thumps, Peabody modulated, bridge drones, Free Hayden, etc.
August 1968
Use CD-50
Box 2 tr-268-13
Tape #1 Steve Simmons for Hubert Humphrey. McCarthy headquarters, 2 interviews
August 25, 1968.
Box 2 tr-268-14
Tape #2 Park & Demonstration Sunday afternoon. Chicago McCarthy interview, several good chants, park music (DU).
August 25, 1968
Use CD-51
Box 2 tr-268-15
Tape #3 Night - Yippies, Lincoln Park, Sunday night
August 25, 1968
Use CD-52
Box 2 tr-268-16
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
August 25, 1968.
Use CD-53-54
Box 2 tr-268-17
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.
August 26, 1968
Box 2 tr-268-18
Tape #4 Demonstration Monday afternoon
August 26, 1968
Use CD-55
Box 2 tr-268-19
Tape #5 Demonstration Monday afternoon
August 26, 1968
Use CD-56
Box 2 tr-268-20
Tape #T Grant Park
August 1968
Use CD-57-59
Box 2 tr-268-21
Box 10, kneeling in streets, Prayer
August 1968
Use CD-59
Box 2 tr-268-22
Hayden: "Streets Belong to the People"
August 1968
Use CD-60
Box 2 tr-268-23
Chicago T.V. and Radio coverage
August 1968
Use CD-61
Box 2 tr-268-24
Chicago Democratic Convention
August 1968
Box 2 tr-268-25
Friday, noon, Chicago
August 30, 1968
Box 2 tr-268-26
Tuesday afternoon, Minnesota minister, park, Hare Krishna, etc.
August 27, 1968
Box 2 tr-268-27
Red. riot 1. 22 sec. Prep to violence, 2. 25 sec. middle part. 3 to 15
August 1968
Use CD-62
Box 2 tr-268-28
Thursday speakers
August 29, 1968
Use CD-63
Box 2 tr-268-29
#B side 1: Grant Park, Tuesday night; Side 2 Grant Park, Wednesday - Yippie, Black.
August 27-28, 1968
Use CD-64-65
Box 2 tr-268-30
Tape T Grant Park, Dick Gregory, Tom Hayden
August 1968
Use CD-66-67
Box 2 tr-268-31
#A Lincoln Park
August 1968
Use CD-68
Box 2 tr-268-32
#10 Bridge, Mace, and Poor Peoples Wagon
August 1968
Use CD-69
Box 2 tr-268-33
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.
August 28-29, 1968
Use CD-70-73
Box 2 tr-268-34
Background
Augusty 1968
Box 2 tr-268-35
Labeled copy Sidney Lens, Old Union, Hare Krishna, (led by Alan Ginsberg) Jonathan, Northside Ministry and Hippie Priest.
Use CD-74
Box 2 tr-2685-36
#9 Student Caucus (Hilton) Linda King On the bridge mace and gas, (DU)
August 1968
Use CD-75
Box 2 Cassette tr-268-37
Various aspects and action of the Chicago Convention. Very poor quality. Most about Grant Park happenings.
Undated
Box 2 DAT tr-7337
Copy of tr-268 no 8, 14, 15, 22
June 16, 1995
Box 2 DAT tr-7338
Copy of tr-268-20
June 16, 1995
Box 2 DAT tr-7339
Copy of tr-268-9
June 16, 1995
Box 2 tr-268-38
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).
November 5, 1968
Box 2 tr-268-39
Cambridge Commune, John Heckman, Bob Pearlman, Al Graubner, Abe?, Hiliary Putnam. 1 hr. 30 min.
November 17, 1968
Box 2 tr-268-40
Cambridge Commune. Bob Pearlman, David Heckman (1st speaker), Libby Heckman, Alan Graubard (2nd speaker). Interviewer: Sarah Diamant.
November 17, 1968
Box 2 tr-268-41
Mike Rotkin "Talking Cornell Blues" Ithaca Housing Meeting.
Undated
Box 2 tr-268-42
S.D.S. meeting, R.O.T.C. discussion Tactics raison d'etre
May 9, 1969
Box 2 tr-268-43
S.D.S. study group with Harry Magdoff, at Magdoff's, Taugannock Blvd.
August 22, 1968
Box 2 tr-268-44
Straight confrontation over draft card burning
March 1967
Box 2 tr-268-45
Delano, CA. Sarah Diamant, Jerry Brown, N.F.W.A. organizer.
March 17, 1969
Box 2 tr-268-46
School Board Meeting - Delano, California
March 17, 1969
Box 2 tr-268-47
"Picnic House" Delano, California - June Brown, Boycott chairman, Elaine Ellenson
March 17, 1969
Box 2 tr-268-48
Delano California, David Fishlow Malcriado Editor, V.F.W.A. Fred Chavez, Caesar Chavez's nephew, Sr. clas President, Delano H.S., suspended.
March 17, 1969
Box 2 tr-268-49
Caesar Chavez with Sarah Diamant. National Farm Workers, Jerry Brown, Antioch, Cornell, Farm Workers
March 18-19, 1969
Box 2 tr-268-50
Berkeley, California - Sarah Diamant interviewer. Peter Hunt respondent, lawyer, Antioch, Berkeley.
Mar. 20, 1969
Box 2 tr-268-51
All School Meeting, Starr King Divinity School, Berkeley, (Unitarian Universalist), 10-12 a.m. at Starr King, 21 Le Comte Ave., Berkeley, California
March 20, 1969
Box 2 tr-268-52
Starr King Divinity School All School Meeting, decision making.
Mar. 22, 1969
Box 2
Interview with Sidney Lens at the Democratic Convention by Sarah Diamant - from tr-268-2
August 29, 1968
Box 2
Brother Jonathan & unidentified interview - from tr-268-2
August 29, 1968
Box 2
Steve Simmons outside of the Young Citizens for Humphrey Headquarters by Sarah Diamant - from tr-268-13
August 25, 1968
Box 2
Interview with an unidentified person at McCarthy Headquarters by Sarah Diamant - from tr-268-13
August 25, 1968
Box 2
James Butler at McCarthy Headquarters by Sarah Diamant - from tr-268-13
August 25, 1968
Box 2
Chicago Democratic Convention
August 28-29, 1968
Box 2
Interview with an unidentified person by Sarah Diamant and Robert Greenblatt - from tr-268-32
August 26, 1968
Can be used with CD-69
Box 2
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
November 5, 1968
Box 2
Cambridge Commune, with Bob Pearlman, David Heckman, Libby Heckman, Alan Graubard by Sarah Diamant - from tr-268-40
November 17, 1968
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).
Box 3 16mm F-159
Footage used in "The Streets Belong to the People"
Note on canister reads: Ginsberg, Jon Rennie
Box 3 16mm F-160
"The Streets Belong to the People" outtakes
Box 4 16mm F-161-162
"The Streets Belong to the People" outtakes
Box 4 16mm F-170
"The Streets Belong to the People"
Box 3 16mm F-1090-1091
"The Streets Belong to the People"
2 16mm reels in a single can. From ABC News 20th Century Project
Box 3 VHS V-49
"The Streets Belong to the People" (36.5min version)
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.
Box 3 VHS V-49a
"The Streets Belong to the People" (Copy, 36.5min version)
Box 3 VHS V-50
"The Streets Belong to the People" (29min version)
Box 3 VHS V-208
"The Streets Belong to the People" Out takes, no sound
Box 3 VHS V-238
"The American Experience: Chicago 1968"
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."
Box 5 Betacam SP V-441
"The Streets Belong to the People" (Copy, 29min version)
Copy of F-1090-1091
Box 5 CD-21
Bacia Gordon interviewed by Susan Schultze, August 27, 1969 (1968)
Immediate recall of events in Grant Park.
Copy of tr-268-5.
Box 5 CD-45-75
Copies of tr-268 no 1, 9, 10, 12, 14-16, 18-23, 27-33; 35-36
See above list of reel to reel recordings for more information.
Box 5 DVD-18
"The Streets Belong to the People"
Copies of film reels F-159-162