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SDS/WUO Document Archive

SDS/MDS, ERAP, RIP and more...

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Voices Influencing The New Left:

  • Howl by Allen Ginsburg
  • Letter To The New Left by C. Wright Mills
  • Economic Research and Action Project (ERAP) documents:



  • ERAP - Chester, PA by Pope et al.
  • ERAP - Organizing Poor Whites by Kim Moody
  • ERAP - Chicago: Organizing The Unemployed by Richard Flacks
  • Movement for a Democratic Society (MDS) documents:



  • Automation And The Abolition Of The Market - NYC, 1967
  • MDS Newsletter (NYC) - January 1969
  • Welfare: The Exterminating Angel (Pamphlet)
  • New Left Notes (NLN):



  • SDS Bulletin - July, 1964 (Vol 2, Nr 10)
  • New Left Notes - May 13, 1968 (Vol 3, Nr 17)
  • New Left Notes - March 8, 1969 (Vol 4, Nr 9)
  • Radicals In The Professions (RIP) documents:



  • RIP Newsletter (NYC) - Nov/Dec 1968
  • Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) documents:



    Many thanks to Alan Haber, Helen Garvy and sds-1960s.org all of whom donated documents to this section of the archive.

  • America and the New Era By Tom Hayden/Richard Flacks
  • Democracy Is Nothing If Not Dangerous By Carl Oglesby
  • Let Us Shape The Future By Carl Oglesby
  • "Name The System" Speech By Paul Potter
  • "Name The System" Speech By Paul Potter re-enacted (Video)
  • National Vietnam Examination
  • National Vietnam Exam Answers
  • Port Huron Statement
  • SDS Constitution (word)
  • SDS by Kirkpatrick Sale (word)
  • SDS by Kirkpatrick Sale (pdf)
  • SDS Constitution (txt)
  • SDS Guide To Community Organizing (pdf)
  • SDS - An Introduction (Pamphlet)
  • Student Social Action by Tom Hayden (pdf)
  • Toward A Student Syndicalist Movement By Carl Davidson
  • Toward A Student Syndicalist Movement By Carl Davidson (text)
  • Original SDS Buttons
  • Original SDS Membership Card - Donated by Paul Buhle


  • Weather Underground Organization (WUO) documents:


    Days of Rage Poster

  • You Don't Need A Weatherman To Know Which Way The Wind Blows (NLN, June 18, 1969)
  • Toward A Revolutionary Women's Militia By Cathy Wilkerson (NLN, July 8, 1969)
  • Fire! - Volume 1, Number 3, December 6, 1969
  • Weather Communique Number 1
  • Weather Communique Number 2
  • Weather Communique Number 3
  • Weather Communique Number 4
  • Osawatomie Number Two
  • Weatherman Wanted Poster
  • FBI Files: Diana Oughton (part 1 - pdf, FOIA release)
  • FBI Files: Diana Oughton (part 2 - pdf, FOIA release)
  • FBI Files: Diana Oughton (part 3 - pdf, FOIA release)
  • FBI Files: Diana Oughton (part 4 - pdf, FOIA release)
  • FBI Files: Weatherman (part 1a - pdf, FOIA release)
  • FBI Files: Weatherman (part 1b - pdf, FOIA release)
  • FBI Files: Weatherman (part 1c - pdf, FOIA release)
  • FBI Files: Weatherman (part 2a - pdf, FOIA release)
  • FBI Files: Weatherman (part 2b - pdf, FOIA release)
  • FBI Files: Weatherman (part 2c - pdf, FOIA release)


    Bring The War Home statement (cover)

  • New SDS and Other Resources:



  • Bernardine Dohrn on Homeland Imperialism
  • National Lawyers Guild Legal Observer Guide (pdf)
  • National Lawyers Guild Button (pdf)
  • New SDS Website
  • Prairie Fire Organizing Committee
  • Rebels With A Cause - SDS Documentary
  • SDS/WUO Archive at SDS 1960s dot org
  • The Weather Underground - PBS Documentary