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Andrew Berman Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SCA-0023
Abstract The Andrew Berman Collection contains newspaper clippings, publications, activist documents, correspondence, fliers, position papers, conference notes and video footage documenting Mr. Berman’s political and social activism during his tenure as a Queens College student in the early-to-mid 1960s. Materials document Mr. Berman’s activist work with several major organizations, most significantly the Queens College chapter of Students for a Democratic Society.
Dates: 1964-1967; Majority of material found in 1966 - 1966

Arthur Gatti Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0027
Abstract The Arthur Gatti Collection contains newspaper clippings, publications, documents, correspondence, fliers, posters, photographs, scrapbooks, and memorabilia documenting Gatti’s political and social activism at Queens College in the early-to-mid 1960s. Materials are from both Gatti’s direct experience and the activities of several major activist organizations in the national political and social landscape of the 1960s. The collection also documents the political career and personal life of...
Dates: 1957-2002

Barbara (Jones) Omolade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0029-002
Abstract 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).
Dates: 1963–1995, bulk 1963-1965; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1965

Dean Savage Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0001
Scope and Contents In the interview, Dean discusses his childhood in rural western Washington state; his time at Stanford; his activism, including participation in the Summer Community Organization and Political Education (SCOPE) Project, registering black citizens to vote in 1965; his dissertation research in France; and his career at Queens College, starting in 1971. He describes changes to faculty working conditions, student population, and the curriculum over the years, based on his experience as a Professor,...
Dates: 2019-09-26

Dean Savage Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0033
Abstract 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, South Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia. Also included are newspaper articles, pamphlets, and photocopied transcripts of speeches given at orientation in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1965-2011; Majority of material found in 1965 - 1965

Debby Yaffe Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0042
Scope and Contents Debby Yaffe was one of the youngest members of the Student Help Project who volunteered to go to Prince Edward County, Virginia, in the summer of 1963 to tutor local Black children who were denied a public education for four years in massive resistance to the desegregation of schools. Yaffe contributes her memories of organizing and preparing for the summer initiative. In Prince Edward County, Yaffe served as the librarian of the Queens College group, rather than as a tutor, which she had to...
Dates: 2021-03-26

Debby Yaffe Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
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 underserved 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...
Dates: 1963-2009 (bulk 1963-1964); Majority of material found in 1963 - 1963

Dorothy (Dottie) Zellner Oral History

 Collection
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 1951-1955....
Dates: 2019-06-10

Elliot Linzer Papers

 Collection
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 New York City 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.
Dates: 1961-1966

Fern Kruger Oral History

 Collection
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

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