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Ann Birstein Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0024
Abstract The papers of Ann Birstein consist chiefly of typescript manuscripts of published fiction and non-fiction works. The collection also includes correspondence, printed matter, photographs, and personal miscellany. The bulk of the correspondence consists of letters and postcards from Birstein’s husband, literary critic Alfred Kazin. Additional correspondence includes letters sent to Birstein from many notable writers, poets, editors, publishers, academics and critics. Correspondents include Hannah...

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).

Democratic Socialists of America Queens Branch Campaign Materials

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Identifier: SCA-0012
Abstract Collection consists of items from Aaron Taube’s work with the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) Queens Branch during the months of February through November 2018 to help elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as U.S. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district. On June 26, 2018 Ocasio-Cortez pulled off an upset victory over ten term incumbent Joseph Crowley in the Democratic primary. She then went on to defeat Republican Anthony Pappas in the November 6th general election. Items...

Hubert Albertz Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0037-B
Abstract The Hubert Albertz collection contains documentation of political activism of Hubert Albertz, a New York City custodian and member of the Building Service Employees International Union (BSEIU) Local 32E. Albertz was fired from his job and expelled from his Local in the Bronx for protesting dues increases at a union meeting. He spent over 30 years documenting and exposing corruption in the BSEIU.

Michael Wreszin Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0049
Abstract Professor, activist, radical, and biographer, the Michael Wreszin collection contains a large number of documents related to American radical culture of the 20th century. A large portion of the collection is devoted to the 20th century radical, Dwight Macdonald, of whom Wreszin wrote a biography, and other New York Intellectuals. The collection also holds documents related to the history of radical activities in New York from the 1960's to 1980's, including protests and activism on Queens...

Paul Klapper Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0054
Abstract The Paul Klapper Collection contains the correspondence, administrative files, certificates and awards, photographs, public speeches, programs, newspaper clippings, a doctoral hood, and his personal book collection of the first President of Queens College. The bulk of the collection covers 1937-1948, from the founding of the school until Klapper's retirement.

Rikki Asher Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0057
Abstract This collection consists of items related to numerous collaborative art projects directed by Dr. Rikki Asher, professor of arts education at Queens College, between 2000 and 2011. The collection includes color slides, photos, and postcards, published articles, news clippings, printed booklets and programs, sketches, audiocassettes, DVD’s and other miscellanea. Many of the items have been digitized.

Robert Rygor Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0059
Abstract Robert Rygor worked as a community, LGBT rights and AIDS activist in and around his neighborhood of Greenwich Village for the majority of his adult life. Graduating from New York University in 1976 with an MBA in Finance, he worked briefly for Morgan Stanley (1972-1976) and then for the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance (1982-1990). He organized support on a wide variety of issues and participated in several organizations, including Villagers Against Crime (1984-1988), the New...