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Barbara (Jones) Omolade Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0029-002
Overview The Barbara (Jones) Omolade Collection documents civil rights activism on the Queens College campus during the 1960s, including the Freedom Week Events of 1964. This collection also provides material pertaining to the Mississippi Summer Project of 1964 and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).

Dean Savage Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0033
Overview The Dean Savage Papers documents civil rights initiatives by northern student volunteers under the auspices of the Summer Community Organization and Political Education (SCOPE) Project during the summer of 1965. This collection primarily consists of color photographs taken in Orangeburg County, SC and Atlanta, GA. Also included are newspaper articles, pamphlets, and photocopied transcripts of speeches given at orientation in Atlanta, GA.

Debby Yaffe Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0034
Abstract As a Queens College student, Debby Yaffe volunteered with the Student Help Project, an initiative that provided free tutoring services to under-served children. During the summer of 1963, sixteen members of the project, including Yaffe, travelled to Prince Edward County, Virginia, to provide instruction to African-American children. These children had been denied formal public education since 1959, when the county defunded and closed its schools rather than comply with federally-ordered racial...

Elliot Linzer Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0036
Abstract The Elliot Linzer Collection consists primarily of near-print materials, such as handbills, mimeographed flyers, and pamphlets documenting the activities of various New York City-area chapters of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), a civil rights organization, during the early 1960s. Elliot Linzer is a Queens College alumnus and former member of CORE.

George Albertz Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0038-A
Abstract The George Albertz Papers (1964-2011) document Albertz’s stay and arrests in Greenwood, Mississippi during the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer, a national campaign to register black voters in Mississippi. The collection also covers his involvement in the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, a civil rights party that challenged the whites-only Democratic Party in Mississippi. Included are articles on the deaths of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner, who were murdered on June...

J. Chester Johnson Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0041
Abstract The J. Chester Johnson Collection is physically owned by the Queens College Libraries. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assignees. The collection is subject to all copyright laws. Queens College assumes no responsibility for the infringement of copyrights held by the original authors, creators, or producers of materials.

Jean L. Konzal Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0042
Abstract As a Queens College student, Jean Leanore Konzal, née Stein, volunteered with the Student Help Project, an initiative that provided free tutoring services to under-served children in South Jamaica, Queens from 1962-1968. During the summer of 1963, Konzal was one of sixteen Queens College students who lived with black families in Farmville, Virginia and tutored African American children who had been denied formal public education since 1959. The collection includes personal and printed...

Johnnie Mae Walker Letter to Anne Koeppicus

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Identifier: SCA-0025-002
Abstract This letter, to Mississippi Freedom Summer Project volunteer Anne Koeppicus, is from her Mississippi host Johnnie Mae Walker, a field secretary for the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. The letter describes life in Mississippi during the summer of 1964. A newspaper article about Koeppicus, a photo of Koeppicus, a published autobiography of Walker, and transcript of the letter are also included.

Mark Levy Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0046
Abstract Mark Levy volunteered for the Mississippi Freedom Summer project of 1964 as co-coordinator and teacher at the Meridian Freedom School in Lauderdale County. A graduate of Queens College, (B.A. in Sociology 1964, M.S. in Social Studies Education 1973), he was also a former Student Association President (1962-1963), and former SEEK Program faculty member (1968-1973). In the 1970s he was a union organizer and representative for United Electrical Radio, and Machine Workers of American (UE), Local...

Michael Wenger Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0048
Abstract The Michael Wenger Collection documents the Student Help Project and other activism on the Queens College campus during the 1960s. The Student Help Project was initiated by Queens College students, including Michael Wenger, and Queens College Education Department professors Dr. Rachel Weddington and Dr. Sidney Simon. This project brought tutoring services to under-served children in South Jamaica, Queens and Prince Edward County, Virginia. Wenger chaired the organization in 1964, but the...