ID - Textarchiv Archives

Biographical / Historical Note

Started in the Federal Republic of Germany in the early 1970s as the archives of the Informationsdienst zur Verbreitung unterbliebener Nachrichten, aimed to gather and spread information which could not be found in the official media; during the 1980s housed in the Zentrum für alternative Medien Archiv für linke Zeitschriften und politische Gruppen; in 1988 transferred to Amsterdam and continued as Informationsdienst-Textarchiv or ID-Textarchiv.

Acquisition

Gift ID 1994 (?)

Content

Collection of leaflets, working papers, clippings and other mostly processed or printed documents on many subjects, including labour conditions, industrial relations and disputes, politics, action committees, anti-fascist agitation, feminism, justice, police, armament, ecology and environmental problems, education and immigrants in Germany and other countries 1973-1999.