Sarah Elbert papers, 1968-1976.


Elbert, Sarah. Sarah Elbert papers, 1968-1976.

Sarah Elbert papers, 1968-1976.

"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 Also, Elbert's manuscript notes and correspondence concerning publication of Louisa May Alcott's previously unpublished novella DIANA AND PERSIS and Alcott's WORK: A STORY OF EXPERIENCE.

4 cubic ft., 6 reels movie film, 6 VHS cassettes, 1 videodisc.

Related Constellations

There are 23 Constellations related to this resource.

Elbert, Sarah (person)

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. From the description of Sarah Elbert papers, 1968-1976. (Cornell University Library). Wo...

Hayden, Tommy, 1978- (person)

Political activist, author, and member of the California State Assembly (1982- ). From the description of Papers, 1956-1964. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364875 ...

Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 (person)

Ralph David Abernathy (1926-1990) was a minister, civil rights leader, and confidant of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. From the description of Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10570514 ...

National Farm Workers Association (corporateBody)

Dancis, Bruce (person)

Burak, David, 1945- (person)

Mailer, Norman (person)

American writer. From the description of Letters to Theodore S. Amussen [manuscript], [ca. 1948?]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823381 Norman Mailer was an American author and celebrity, admired for his novels and social commentary, and winner of two Pulitzer Prizes. Born in New Jersey and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Mailer became interested in writing while studying aeronautical engineering at Harvard. He served in World War II, which led to the acclai...

Davis, Rennie (person)

McCarthy, Eugene J., 1916-2005 (person)

Educator, U.S. representative from Minnesota, U.S. senator from Minnesota, and author. From the description of Papers of Eugene J. McCarthy, 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064286 Eugene J. McCarthy served as a U.S. Congress member (Democratic Farmer-Labor) from Minnesota's fourth district (1949-1958) and as U.S. senator from Minnesota (1959-1970). He sought the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1968 against Lyndon B....

Pecot, Marcelle. (person)

Starr King Divinity School. (corporateBody)

Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977 (person)

American poet, playwright, translator, educator. From the description of Papers, 1845-1988 (bulk 1970-1977). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122453067 Lowell was an American poet. Bidart (1939-) was a student of Lowell's and is also an American poet. From the guide to the Robert Lowell letters to Frank Bidart, 1970-1976., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) An...

Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 (person)

Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born on June 3, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey to Louis and Naomi (Levy) Ginsberg. American poet, author, lecturer, and teacher who was one of the core members of the Beat Generation of American author's in the 1950's and early 1960's along with Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, and Neal Cassady. He died of complications of liver cancer on April 6, 1997. From the description of Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462019390 ...

Brown, Jerry, 1938-.... (person)

Jones, Jeff, 1950- (person)

Student. From the description of Reminiscences of Jeff Jones : oral history, 1984. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131698 ...

Berrigan, Daniel. (person)

Daniel Berrigan is a Catholic priest associated with peace and social justice movements throughout his life. A believer in non-violent civil disobedience, he has been arrested and imprisoned numerous times. He is most noted for his leadership of opposition to the Viet Nam war, but his work did not begin or end there. From the description of Daniel Berrigan scrapbook, 1930-1950. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64692915 The brothers Daniel Berrigan (born 1921...

Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Students for a Democratic Society was a successor to the Student League for Industrial Democracy, founded in 1930, which had merged with the National Student Union to form the American Student Union. A quiescent period followed World War II, but the 1960s saw a revival by new activist radicals, including James Farmer, who was a chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality. In 1964, the SDS outlined its ideals in the Port Huron Statement. It rejected Marxism and envisioned an established democracy...

Bell, Vicki, 1960- (person)

Dellinger, David W. (David Whitley) (person)

Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 (person)

Alcott was an American author. From the description of Papers, 1849-1931. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370872 From the description of Additional papers, 1845-1944. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505798 From the guide to the Additional papers, 1845-1944., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Alcott was an American novelist and short story writer. From the description of Louisa May Alcott ad...

Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993 (person)

Cesar Chavez (b. March 31, 1927, Yuma, AZ – d. April 23, 1993, San Luis, AZ) was an American labor leader and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (later the United Farm Workers union, UFW) in 1962. Originally a Mexican American farm worker, Chavez became the best known Latino American civil rights activist, and was strongly promoted by the American labor movement, which was eager to enroll Hispanic members. His public-relations approac...

Krassner, Paul (person)

Gregory, Dick, 1947- (person)