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Identifier: Saul David Alinsky Collection
Overview Saul David Alinsky; a well-known sociologist, community organizer, and writer, who penned the highly influential text Rules for Radicals (1971), was born in Chicago in 1909 to Russian Orthodox parents. He obtained a PhD from the University of Chicago in 1930 where he focused his studies on juveniles in the inner cities and improving conditions for the inner city poor. Alinsky became highly influential among the counterculture protesters in the 1960s. He died in 1972. This collection contains...
Dates: 1930 - 1972
Found in: Watkinson Library Manuscripts
- Subject: Radicalism--United States History--20th century X