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Dorothy (Dottie) Zellner Oral History

Identifier: QMP-0045
Scope and Contents Dorothy “Dottie” Zellner (born in 1938) discusses growing up in Manhattan as the daughter of immigrants in a Left, Jewish family in Manhattan. She recalls being a young child during the second World War, when Nazi hatred of Jews and the potential for Germany to attack the United States were experienced as imminent threats. Zellner discusses how McCarthyism affected her family in the late 1940s through the 1950s, and her experience at Music and Art High School, which she attended from...
Dates: 2019-06-10

Ellen Weingart, Linda Tucker, and Edith Balan Oral History

Identifier: QMP-0003
Scope and Contents

In the group interview, the three Queens College alumnae, Ellen Weingart, Edith Balan, and Linda Tucker, reminisce about what an achievement it was to get admitted to Queens College in the early 1960s when they were college students, about joining house plans and enjoying a vibrant social life in the campus, and about choosing and enjoying the required physical education classes like lacrosse, swimming, and folk dancing.

Dates: 2018-10-14

Fern Kruger Oral History

Identifier: QMP-0027
Scope and Contents Fern Kruger reflects on her time as a student at Queens College in the 1960s, as well as the extent of her participation in the Queens College Jamaica Student Help Project. Kruger was a volunteer in the Jamaica Student Help Project, where she was a tutor to young Black elementary school students in Jamaica, Queens. At its height, the Jamaica initiative of the Student Help Project engaged 500 Queens College students who volunteered to tutor more than one thousand educationally challenged,...
Dates: 2020-11-6

Forbes Hill Collection

Identifier: SCA-0037

The Forbes Hill Collection contains printed materials, news clippings, and correspondence related to the life of Forbes Hill, a political activist and academic who taught at Queens College from 1964-2008.

Dates: 1914-2008, bulk 1946-1964

Gender, Love, and Sexuality Alliance (GLASA) Collection

Identifier: SCA_0094

The Gender, Love, and Sexuality Alliance (GLASA) is a student association at Queens College. GLASA functions as a space for LGBTQ+ students to interact in community with one another. The collection primarily consists of the club's journals, as well as supplemental materials related to GLASA events.

Dates: 1987

Helen Cairns Oral History

Identifier: QMP -0045
Scope and Contents

In this interview session, which took place on March 18th, 2021, Dr. Helen Cairns discussed her career at Queens College within the Linguistics and Communication Disorders Department. During that time she was elected department chair several times, served as the dean of graduate studies and research, and both conducted and supported research and publication efforts.

Dates: 2021-03-18

Helen Hendricks Oral History

Identifier: QMP-0028
Scope and Contents In this interview, Helen Hendricks is interviewed by alumni Stan Shaw and Mike Wenger about her role as a College Office Assistant in Student Activities in the Dean of Students Office during the early to mid-1960s. Wenger and Shaw considered Hendricks a mentor and important behind-the-scenes supporter of civil rights activities they initiated, especially the Virginia Student Help Project, which involved tutoring children in Prince Edward County who had been locked out of the education system...
Dates: 2020-11-16

Helene and Stanley Schlesinger Oral History

Identifier: QMP-0036

Helene and Stanley Schlesinger were interviewed in their home in Kew Garden Hills, Flushing, in February 2011 by Tess Hartman for the Queens Memory Project.

Dates: 2011-02-16

Hikmah Abodunrin Oral History

Identifier: QMP-0037

Hikmah Abdunrin gives an oral history interview to Arbesh Khan and Reshad Hai in April 2016 as part of the Queens Memory Project.

Dates: 2016-04-19

June Tauber Golden Oral History

Identifier: QMP-0039
Scope and Contents June Tauber Golden is a graduate of Queens College Class of 1963 and in this interview, she recalls her involvement in both the Jamaica and Virginia Student Help Projects as a tutor. The Student Help Project was a student-led initiative to tutor young Black elementary school students in Jamaica, Queens. The Jamaica initiative of the Student Help Project engaged approximately 500 Queens College students who volunteered to tutor more than one thousand educationally disadvantaged and...
Dates: 2020-11-18

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