Students for a Democratic Society leaflets, 1968-1969 and undated

Overview of the Collection

Title
Students for a Democratic Society leaflets
Dates
1968-1969 and undated (inclusive)
Quantity
0.04 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
Mss.082
Summary
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) was a national student activist organization established in Chicago, Illinois in 1960. This collection contains 3 leaflets related to race and racism issued by SDS in the late 1960s.
Repository
University of Puget Sound, Archives & Special Collections
University of Puget Sound Archives & Special Collections
Collins Memorial Library
1500 N. Warner St.
CMB1021
Tacoma, WA
98416-1021
Telephone: 2538792669
archives@pugetsound.edu
Languages
English

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

3 leaflets issued by Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), a national student activist organization in the United States during the 1960s. The leaflets are: "Remember Chicago...Support Eldridge Cleaver for President," which was issued in protest after the 1968 Democratic Convention; "What Happened to the Panther Conference?", a two-page leaflet protesting the exclusion of the SDS from the United Front Against Fascism Conference organized by the Black Panther Party in Oakland; and "What is Racism?," an eight-page pamphlet issued by an unidentified campus branch of the SDS.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) was a national student activist organization established in Chicago, Illinois in 1960. SDS adopted a radical stance on poverty, war, and racism, among other issues. At its height, SDS had over 300 campus chapters and 30,000 members. The organization disbanded due to factional disputes in the late 1960s.

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Preferred Citation

[Name of document, date.] Students for a Democratic Society leaflets. University of Puget Sound Archives & Special Collections, Collins Memorial Library. Tacoma, Washington.

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