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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...
Dates: 1963-1964

Ruth Frisz Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP -0056
Scope and Contents These interviews took place in April of 2013, between Ruth Frisz and Eric Jablon. In the first interview Dr. Ruth Frisz discussed her career at Queens College, which started in 1966. She began her career as an advisor to the fraternities, sororities and house plans, eventually becoming the coordinator of student activities. She lost her job in the New York Finanial Crisis and rejoined the college in 1978 as a professor and coordinator of the counseling program and then retired in January of...
Dates: 2013-04 - 2013-04-30

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

Saul Cohen Oral History

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Identifier: QMP -0053
Scope and Contents This interview, which took place on 04-17-2013 in one session as a part of Queens College's 75th anniversary celebration, and covered Dr. Saul B. Cohen's time as president of Queens College, during which the college delt with several challanges,particularly the fallout from the New York City fiscal crisis of the mid-1970s. Dr. Cohen's contributions to the revitilization of Queens College included: the creation of the Schools of Music and Education, and the construction of Rosenthal Library,...
Dates: 2013-04-17

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

Seamen’s Church Institute of New York and New Jersey Records

 Collection — Box: All Boxes
Identifier: SCI-1900-001
Scope and Content note The collection consists of the records of the Seamen’s Church Institute of New York and New Jersey from 1808-2010. Records include minutes, correspondence, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, journals, registers, reports and ephemera related to the day-to-day operation of the Institute. Minutes for the Board of Managers date from 1854 and include entries for meetings involving Franklin D. Roosevelt and J. Pierpont Morgan, who were both members. Also included are the minutes of the...
Dates: 1818-2011

Seamen's Church Institute of New York & New Jersey Board of Managers Records

 Series
Identifier: SCI-2016-001
Scope and Content Board of Managers records consist of meeting minutes, agendas, correspondence and materials related to various committees. Minutes document meetings held from 1834-1843 by the Institute’s founding members, meetings of the Committee of the Floating Church of Our Saviour (1843-1874) and minutes from the Board of Managers (1854-1950) of which Franklin D. Roosevelt and J. Pierpont Morgan were members. Of particular note are discussions detailing the initial formation of a mission for seamen in...
Dates: 1834 - 1978

Seamen's Church Institute of New York & New Jersey Buildings Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCI-2016-014
Scope and Content

Includes correspondence, blue prints, contracts and minutes related to SCI’s buildings and art and artifacts collection. Of particular note are materials related to the Titanic Memorial Lighthouse, once displayed on the roof of 25 South Street and now at the Titanic Memorial Park in the South Street Seaport.

Dates: 1905-1995

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