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Restaurant Menu Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0047
Abstract The Restaurant Menu collection is an intentional collection aggregated over several decades and consists of materials and objects spanning from 1938 to the present. The collection is made-up largely of paper-based ephemeral objects.
Dates: 1938-2013

Richard Branciforte Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0012
Abstract This oral history records Richard Branciforte's interview as conducted by Rebecca Rushfield as part of the Queens Memory Project in October 2018. In it, he recalls his time at Queens College in the mid 1960s and specifically the role of house plans in the social fabric of the campus. He founded Kingston House, one of the most influential house plans, in 1963.
Dates: 2018-10-14

Rikki Asher Papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1978-2013

Robert Masters Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0058
Abstract Robert Masters graduated from Queens College in 1966; at age 20 he spent seven weeks in Greenwood, Mississippi as a volunteer in the Freedom Summer of 1964. The collection includes newspaper and magazine articles, color snapshots, letters in which Masters describes his work in Greenwood, and artifacts.
Dates: 1963-1967; Majority of material found in 1964 - 1964

Robert Rygor Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1953-1994, bulk 1988-1993

Rosalind (Silverman) Andrews Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0030
Scope and Contents Rosalind Andrews (then Rosalind Silverman) grew up in Jackson Heights, Queens and was a student at Queens College between 1960 and 1965. While at Queens College, Andrews spent the summer of 1963 in Prince Edward County, Virginia among a cohort of selected students who helped tutor and prepare local students for the reopening of public schools that fall, which were closed since 1959 in massive resistance to integration. Andrews describes a typical day in Farmville as a tutor, the failed media...
Dates: 2020-10-23

Rosalind (Silverman) Andrews Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SCA-0060
Abstract Rosalind Andrews (then Rosalind Silverman) was a Queens College student who volunteered with the Student Help Project, tutoring under-served children in both Queens and Virginia. In the summer of 1963, she and the other members of the project traveled to Farmville, Virginia, to spend six weeks teaching the African American children of Prince Edward County. These children had been denied formal education since 1959, when the county defunded and closed its public schools rather than comply with...
Dates: 1963-1964

Samuel Heilman Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0011
Abstract This oral history was an interview of Samuel Heilman, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Queens College, by Obden Mondesir in April, 2020. In it, Professor Heilman talks about the effects of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in his personal life and his primarily Jewish Orthodox community of New Rochelle, New York, the site of the first major American outbreak of the disease.
Dates: 2020-04-13

Sarah Covington Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0006
Scope and Contents In this interview, Dr. Sarah Covington discusses her journey from being a media studies major in college to becoming a history professor at Queens College, the book about Cromwell that she was writing at the time of the interview, the benefits of a sabbatical she recently took, and the various history classes she enjoys teaching. This interview was conducted as part of English 395W, "Theory and Practice of Oral History," taught by professors Bette Weidman and Ben Alexander.
Dates: 2012-02-12

Scott Ruthizer Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0008
Scope and Contents In this interview, Scott Ruthizer talks about his career as an accountant, how he began his accounting business, and the fulfillment that teaching at Queens College gives him. This interview was conducted as part of English 395W, "Theory and Practice of Oral History," taught by professors Bette Weidman and Ben Alexander.
Dates: 2012-02-22

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