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Oscar Shaftel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0052
Abstract The Oscar Shaftel papers contains correspondence, flyers, press clippings, transcripts of testimony, printed materials and miscellanea documenting student activism at Queens College in the late 1940s and early 1950s and the effect of McCarthyism on academic freedom in New York State. Oscar Shaftel, one of the original faculty members at Queens College, was fired in 1953 under Section 903 of the New York City Charter for refusing to testify in front of the Senate Internal Security...
Dates: 1937-2000

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  • Subject: Communism in education X
  • Names: Shaftel, Oscar X