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.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Collection Number:
2914
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.
Creator:
Elbert, Sarah.
Pecot, Marcelle.
Quanitities:
4 cubic feet.
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.

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.

INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:

Sarah Elbert papers, #2914. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

Scope and content

"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.

Scope and content

Self-interview by Sarah Diamant Elbert about the Chicago Seven Conspiracy trial. The film The Streets Belong to the People was entered as evidence for the defense at the trial by Judge Julius Hoffman on December 9, 1969. Sarah Diamant was cross-examined about the film and her purposes in Chicago at the Democratic National Conventioin. When she returned to Ithaca, Oral History Program Director Gould P. Colman asked her to tape record an account of of her testimony at the trial "before memory was sapped by time and corrupted by feedback and other new experience," December 15, 1969 (33 pages).

SUBJECTS

Names:
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. (Title of work: Diana and Persis..)
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. (Title of work: Work, a story of experience..)
Brown, Jerry, 1938-
Jones, Jeff.
Krassner, Paul.
Lowell, Robert Traill Spence, 1917-
Davis, Rennie.
Dellinger, David W.
Gregory, Dick.
Bell, Vic.
McCarthy, Eugene J., 1916-2005.
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997.
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990.
Mailer, Norman.
Hayden, Tom.
Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993.
Burak, David, 1945-
Dancis, Bruce.
Berrigan, Daniel.
Starr King Divinity School
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)
National Farm Workers Association
Places:
United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969.
Subjects:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements.
Novelists, American.
Draft resisters.
Student movements.
Students -- Political activity.
Radicalism.
Form and Genre Terms:
Interviews.
Motion pictures (visual works).

CONTAINER LIST
Container
Description
Date
Series I. Source Files
Scope and Contents
Contains articles, clippings, leaflets, and drawings on radicalism
Collection #2914
Box 2914|1 Folder 1
Berman, Maddey. (Students for McCarthy) "Alienation and Music: Simon and Garfunckel."
Box 2914|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 2914|1 Folder 3
Blumenthal, Ralph. "Berliner Student Commune." N.Y. Times clipping
Box 2914|1 Folder 4
Cornell Activism articles
Box 2914|1 Folder 5
Dylan
Box 2914|1 Folder 6
Encounter, T-Groups, Esalen
Box 2914|1 Folder 7
The Family, clippings and photocopy
Box 2914|1 Folder 8
Goldstein, Vic. (Students for a Democratic Society) 'Arch '69 drawings, including Radical's notebook
Box 2914|1 Folder 9
Goodman, Paul. "Freedom and Learning: The Need for Choice," "The New Aristocrats."
Box 2914|1 Folder 10
Heckman, J. Cambridge Commune clipping from The Justice
November 13, 1968.
Box 2914|1 Folder 11
Heintz, Jeff. "Norman Mailor: A Polemical."
Box 2914|1 Folder 12
Kelsey, Herb. "Going to the Army is some Real Serious Shit."
Box 2914|1 Folder 13
Lefebre, Ludwig B. "Human and Extrahuman Partnership," Psychology Today
November 1968
Box 2914|1 Folder 14
May Day Tactical Manual
Box 2914|1 Folder 15
Marshall, Chip. "Our Children Have Come Home."
Box 2914|1 Folder 16
Nowogrodzki, Richard. "Cornell Authors."
Box 2914|1 Folder 17
Oglesby, Carl. "World Revolution and the American Containment."
Box 2914|1 Folder 18
Slater, R. Guiseppi. "Canadian Crisis: A Descriptive Evaluation of Quebec Student Unrest."
Box 2914|1 Folder 19
Speiser, R. "Geschichte des Nachtw├Ąchters - Overview Cornell."
Box 2914|1 Folder 20
Student Activism Photocopies
Box 2914|1 Folder 21
S.D.S. article. U.S. News and World Report.
Box 2914|1 Folder 22
Students for Educational Transformation proposal
Box 2914|1 Folder 23
"Student Revolutionaries Unite."
Box 2914|1 Folder 24
"The Streets Belong to the People."
Box 2914|1 Folder 25
Village Voice, Paris Revolt, June 6.
Box 2914|1 Folder 26
Why Those Students are Protesting"
May 3, 1968
Former Collection #2964
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
August 1968
Box 2964|1 Folder 4
Summer of Support
April 1968
Scope and Contents
Effort to reach out to military communities
Box 2964|1 Folder 5
Flyers for Baltimore related events
July &amp, October 1968
Box 2964|1 Folder 6
Still photographs from Chicago
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.
December 1969
Box 2964|1 Folder 10
Oversized still photograph
Undated
Series II. Periodicals
Collection #2914
Box 2914|1 Folder 27
Avatar, American Colony Press
June 1968
Box 2914|1 Folder 28
April 24, Washington, D.C.
Spring 1971
Box 2914|1 Folder 29
The Chicago Maroon, Vol. 77 no. 5
August 30, 1968.
Box 2914|1 Folder 30
The Chicago Seed
Undated
(Note: Chicago Tribune, Section 1A, August 25, 1968 was discarded from the collection.)
Box 2914|1 Folder 31
Date-Line-Ithaca, Glad Day Press, nos. 46-47, 49-51
June 26-July 31, 1968
Box 2914|1 Folder 32
Free Student, no. 5.
Box 2914|1 Folder 33
New Left Notes, Chicago, Vol. 3 nos. 24, 25.
August 5, 12, 1968
Box 2914|1 Folder 34
The Old Mole, Cambridge, MA, Vol. 1, no. 4.
November 16, 1968
Box 2914|1 Folder 35
Peace and Freedom National Organizer
Undated
Box 2914|1 Folder 36
Quicksilver Times Vol. III
Jan. 16-26, 1971
Box 2914|1 Folder 37
Rat Subterranean News, Vol. 1, no. 14, annotated
Box 2914|1 Folder 38
The Realist , No. 82
September 1968
Box 2914|1 Folder 39
Record, Antioch College, Vol. 23 nos. 25, 27-28, 30-33, 35-36, 38, 41, 44
Box 2914|1 Folder 40
Record, Antioch College, Vol. 24 nos. 1-5, 16-18.
Box 2914|1 Folder 41
The Scimitar, Ithaca N.Y., Vol. 1 no. 1.
Box 2914|1 Folder 42
Spring Movement, Washington D.C.
April 8, 1971
Box 2914|1 Folder 43
Viet Report
October 1965
Former Collection #2964
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
Scope and Contents
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
Scope and Contents
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
Scope and Contents
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 &amp, December 1968
Box 2964|1
Esquire, Vol. 68, no. 40
October 6 &amp, 7, 1968
Scope and Contents
Incomplete.
Box 2964|1
First Issue
January &amp, April 1968
Scope and Contents
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 &amp, November 1968
Box 2964|1
Gramma, Year 2, no. 34
August 1967
Scope and Contents
"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
Scope and Contents
With "The Steps of the Pentagon" by Norman Mailer
Box 2964|1
Life, Vol. 65, no. 3, 16
July &amp, October 1968
Box 2964|1
The Mother of Voices, Vol. 1, Issue 6
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
Scope and Contents
Incomplete.
Box 2964|1
New York Times Magazine
June &amp, August 1968
Box 2964|1
Psychology Today, Vol. 2, no. 4, 7
September &amp, 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
Scope and Contents
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 &amp, 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
Scope and Contents
Official personnel publication of the United States Penitentiary in Lewisberg, PA.
Box 2964|1 Folder 1
Newspaper Clippings
August - December 1968
Box 2964|1 Folder 2
Newspaper Clippings on University of Massachusetts demonstrations
November 1968
Series III. Film documents
Box 2914|1 Folder 44
Project proposal
Box 2914|1 Folder 45
Chicago notes
Box 2914|1 Folder 46
Film screenplay
Box 2914|1 Folder 47
Report, grace notes
Box 2914|1 Folder 48-51
Questionnaire from the Feb. 20 showing of the film
Box 2914|1 Folder 52
Clippings
Box 2914|1 Folder 53
Lerner critique on draft of Work introduction for Schocken
October 1976
Box 2914|1 Folder 54
Intro to Work, Schocken ed.
Box 2914|1 Folder 55
Diana & Persis original manuscript
Box 2914|1 Folder 56
Diana & Persis first draft
Box 2914|1 Folder 57-58
Diana & Persis
Box 2914|1 Folder 59
Work: Domestic Feminism & the Problem of Cultural Hegemony.
Box 2914|1 Folder 60
Dissertation prospectus copy & notes
1972
Box 2914|1 Folder 61
Work
Box 2914|1 Folder 62
Chapter on Work: A Story of Experience.
Box 2914|1 Folder 63
Introduction to Schocken ed. Work
Box 2914|1 Folder 64-66
Diana & Persis manuscript by Louisa A. Alcott.
Box 2914|1 Folder 67
"Moods" [?] - manuscript
Series IV. Tape Recordings
Subseries 1. Chicago Democratic Convention,
August 25-29, 1968
Scope and Contents
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 2914|2 tr-268-1
1st half com. 7 - lost, 5 1/2 minutes. Continuation on 6B
August 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-45-46
Box 2914|2 tr-268-1
2nd half Gov. bot tape (...) no identification number recorded by Gray.
August 28, 1968
Scope and Contents
1. 18th & Michigan.
2. Negotiation between Peck & Reardon, Elrod on 8/28/68 at 5:15.
Use CD-45-46
Box 2914|2 tr-268-2
Tape B and Thursday afternoon, Bother Jonathan, Jeff Jones, Paul Krassner, Tom Hayden.
August 29, 1968
Box 2914|2 tr-268-3
Vic Bell, McCarthy, Robert Lowell, Poem on Columbia. Side 2: R. Diamant account of "Battle of Michigan Ave."
Box 2914|2 tr-268-4
Shirley Lens, interview: Phylis Cutter, immediate recall of events in Grant Park.
August 27, 1968
Box 2914|2 tr-268-5
Bacia Gordon, Susan Schultze, interviewer. Immediate recall of events in Grant Park.
August 27, 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-21
Box 2914|2 tr-268-6
David Spzek, John Levy, Ken McMillan, interviewer: Susan Schultze
August 1968
Box 2914|2 tr-268-7
Susan Roupp, Father Daniel Turner, Jerry Dean Schmidt, interviewer, Susan Schultze
August 1968
Box 2914|2 tr-268-8
Tape #5, Hayden, Rennie David, Delinger - "Create many Chi's", etc.
August 1968
Box 2914|2 tr-268-9
2nd half of Reel 3 (202) Grand Park; #2 Can 4 - very important(end of Barrdell?)
August 28, 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-47-48
Box 2914|2 tr-268-10
32 short clips. Starts with McCarthy campaign and includes clips of Julian Bond and Gore Vidal
August 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-49
Box 2914|2 tr-268-11
Mainly sounds - Wind, tinkling, sirens, chants etc.
August 1968
Box 2914|2 tr-268-12
Rubber band thumps, deadened thumps, Peabody modulated, bridge drones, Free Hayden, etc.
August 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-50
Box 2914|2 tr-268-13
Tape #1 Steve Simmons for Hubert Humphrey. McCarthy headquarters, 2 interviews
August 25, 1968.
Box 2914|2 tr-268-14
Tape #2 Park & Demonstration Sunday afternoon. Chicago McCarthy interview, several good chants, park music (DU).
August 25, 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-51
Box 2914|2 tr-268-15
Tape #3 Night - Yippies, Lincoln Park, Sunday night
August 25, 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-52
Box 2914|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.
Scope and Contents
Use CD-53-54
Box 2914|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 2914|2 tr-268-18
Tape #4 Demonstration Monday afternoon
August 26, 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-55
Box 2914|2 tr-268-19
Tape #5 Demonstration Monday afternoon
August 26, 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-56
Box 2914|2 tr-268-20
Tape #T Grant Park
August 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-57-59
Box 2914|2 tr-268-21
Box 10, kneeling in streets, Prayer
August 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-59
Box 2914|2 tr-268-22
Hayden: "Streets Belong to the People"
August 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-60
Box 2914|2 tr-268-23
Chicago T.V. and Radio coverage
August 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-61
Box 2914|2 tr-268-24
Chicago Democratic Convention
August 1968
Box 2914|2 tr-268-25
Friday, noon, Chicago
August 30, 1968
Box 2914|2 tr-268-26
Tuesday afternoon, Minnesota minister, park, Hare Krishna, etc.
August 27, 1968
Box 2914|2 tr-268-27
Red. riot 1. 22 sec. Prep to violence, 2. 25 sec. middle part. 3 to 15
August 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-62
Box 2914|2 tr-268-28
Thursday speakers
August 29, 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-63
Box 2914|2 tr-268-29
#B side 1: Grant Park, Tuesday night; Side 2 Grant Park, Wednesday - Yippie, Black.
August 27-28, 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-64-65
Box 2914|2 tr-268-30
Tape T Grant Park, Dick Gregory, Tom Hayden
August 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-66-67
Box 2914|2 tr-268-31
#A Lincoln Park
August 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-68
Box 2914|2 tr-268-32
#10 Bridge, Mace, and Poor Peoples Wagon
August 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-69
Box 2914|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
Scope and Contents
Use CD-70-73
Box 2914|2 tr-268-34
Background
Augusty 1968
Box 2914|2 tr-268-35
Labeled copy Sidney Lens, Old Union, Hare Krishna, (led by Alan Ginsberg) Jonathan, Northside Ministry and Hippie Priest.
Scope and Contents
Use CD-74
Box 2914|2 tr-2685-36
#9 Student Caucus (Hilton) Linda King On the bridge mace and gas, (DU)
August 1968
Scope and Contents
Use CD-75
Box 2914|2 Cassette tr-268-37
Various aspects and action of the Chicago Convention. Very poor quality. Most about Grant Park happenings.
Undated
Box 2914|2 DAT tr-7337
Copy of tr-268 no 8, 14, 15, 22
June 16, 1995
Box 2914|2 DAT tr-7338
Copy of tr-268-20
June 16, 1995
Box 2914|2 DAT tr-7339
Copy of tr-268-9
June 16, 1995
Subseries 2. Student Radicalism
Box 2914|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 2914|2 tr-268-39
Cambridge Commune, John Heckman, Bob Pearlman, Al Graubner, Abe?, Hiliary Putnam. 1 hr. 30 min.
November 17, 1968
Box 2914|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 2914|2 tr-268-41
Mike Rotkin "Talking Cornell Blues" Ithaca Housing Meeting.
Undated
Box 2914|2 tr-268-42
S.D.S. meeting, R.O.T.C. discussion Tactics raison d'etre
May 9, 1969
Box 2914|2 tr-268-43
S.D.S. study group with Harry Magdoff, at Magdoff's, Taugannock Blvd.
August 22, 1968
Box 2914|2 tr-268-44
Straight confrontation over draft card burning
March 1967
Subseries 3. Delano, California Interviews
Box 2914|2 tr-268-45
Delano, CA. Sarah Diamant, Jerry Brown, N.F.W.A. organizer.
March 17, 1969
Box 2914|2 tr-268-46
School Board Meeting - Delano, California
March 17, 1969
Box 2914|2 tr-268-47
"Picnic House" Delano, California - June Brown, Boycott chairman, Elaine Ellenson
March 17, 1969
Box 2914|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 2914|2 tr-268-49
Caesar Chavez with Sarah Diamant. National Farm Workers, Jerry Brown, Antioch, Cornell, Farm Workers
March 18-19, 1969
Box 2914|2 tr-268-50
Berkeley, California - Sarah Diamant interviewer. Peter Hunt respondent, lawyer, Antioch, Berkeley.
Mar. 20, 1969
Box 2914|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 2914|2 tr-268-52
Starr King Divinity School All School Meeting, decision making.
Mar. 22, 1969
Series V. Transcripts Made from Reel to Reel Recordings
Box 2914|2
Interview with Sidney Lens at the Democratic Convention by Sarah Diamant - from tr-268-2
August 29, 1968
Box 2914|2
Brother Jonathan & unidentified interview - from tr-268-2
August 29, 1968
Box 2914|2
Steve Simmons outside of the Young Citizens for Humphrey Headquarters by Sarah Diamant - from tr-268-13
August 25, 1968
Box 2914|2
Interview with an unidentified person at McCarthy Headquarters by Sarah Diamant - from tr-268-13
August 25, 1968
Box 2914|2
James Butler at McCarthy Headquarters by Sarah Diamant - from tr-268-13
August 25, 1968
Box 2914|2
Chicago Democratic Convention
August 28-29, 1968
Box 2914|2
Interview with an unidentified person by Sarah Diamant and Robert Greenblatt - from tr-268-32
August 26, 1968
Scope and Contents
Can be used with CD-69
Box 2914|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 2914|2
Cambridge Commune, with Bob Pearlman, David Heckman, Libby Heckman, Alan Graubard by Sarah Diamant - from tr-268-40
November 17, 1968
Series VI. Film (masters, not to be used; use DVD-18)
Scope and Contents
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 2914|3 16mm F-159
Footage used in "The Streets Belong to the People"
Scope and Contents
Note on canister reads: Ginsberg, Jon Rennie
Box 2914|3 16mm F-160
"The Streets Belong to the People" outtakes
Box 2914|4 16mm F-161-162
"The Streets Belong to the People" outtakes
Box 2914|4 16mm F-170
"The Streets Belong to the People"
Box 2914|3 16mm F-1090-1091
"The Streets Belong to the People"
Scope and Contents
2 16mm reels in a single can. From ABC News 20th Century Project
Series VII. Videos
Box 2914|3 VHS V-49
"The Streets Belong to the People" (36.5min version)
Scope and Contents
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 2914|3 VHS V-49a
"The Streets Belong to the People" (Copy, 36.5min version)
Box 2914|3 VHS V-50
"The Streets Belong to the People" (29min version)
Box 2914|3 VHS V-208
"The Streets Belong to the People" Out takes, no sound
Box 2914|3 VHS V-238
"The American Experience: Chicago 1968"
Scope and Contents
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 2914|5 Betacam SP V-441
"The Streets Belong to the People" (Copy, 29min version)
Scope and Contents
Copy of F-1090-1091
Series VIII. CDs and DVDs (Copies of other materials in the collection)
Box 2914|5 CD-21
Bacia Gordon interviewed by Susan Schultze, August 27, 1969 (1968)
Scope and Contents
Immediate recall of events in Grant Park.Copy of tr-268-5.
Box 2914|5 CD-45-75
Copies of tr-268 no 1, 9, 10, 12, 14-16, 18-23, 27-33; 35-36
Scope and Contents
See above list of reel to reel recordings for more information.
Box 2914|5 DVD-18
"The Streets Belong to the People"
Scope and Contents
Copies of film reels F-159-162