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Frank Warren Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0019
Scope and Contents

In this interview, Dr. Warren talks about choosing to teach at Queens College instead of Ohio State, and about the changing composition of the student body in the campus through the years that he had been teaching and how the changes reflect the diversity of Queens.

Dates: 2016-05-09

Frank Wu Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0009
Abstract

This oral history was conducted by Obden Modesir (interviewer) and Frank Wu, incoming Queens College president (interviewee) in April 2020, conducted as a joint project between Queens College Special Collections and Archives and the Queens Memory Project. Among other subjects, in the oral history Frank Wu discusses the COVID-19 crisis, being a Chinese American citizen, and how those two facts will inform his role as the first Asian American to hold the position of QC President.

Dates: 2020-04-14 - 2020-04-23

Gary Aguayo Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0025
Scope and Contents Aguayo described his experience growing up in East New York. He recalled the schools he attended and limited scope of the curriculum. After graduating high school, Aguayo enrolled in Farmingdale College and later transferred to York College; he described the differences between the two schools. Aguayo decided to leave New York City to attend graduate school at Florida State University where he earned a Master in International Relations. He moved back to New York and started working in higher...
Dates: 2020-08-03 - 2020-08-10

George Albertz Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1964-2013

George Rushfield Oral History

 File
Identifier: QMP-0034
Scope and Contents George Rushfield has lived in Kew Garden Hills since 1955 and, in this interview, talks about the many interesting changes that has occurred in his neighborhood. He recollects that the Jewish community was small when he moved to the area and that there were only three synagogues at the time. Now he says there are dozens of synagogues, numerous kosher restaurants on Main Street, and widespread observation of the Sabbath. A lifelong Queens resident, he studied at Queens College and taught in...
Dates: 2012-04-29

Greek News

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-HAP-0002
Content Description

Digital format of the bilingual independent newsweekly Greek News, 2003-2021. The newspaper featured current events in the United States, Greece, and Cyprus, and news about the Greek American community. Articles are first printed in Greek, and then in English.

Dates: 2003 - 2021

Harvey Silver political literature and ephemera

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0086
Abstract

Collection of fliers, posters, buttons, handbills, and other political ephemera from the 1960s-1970s documenting activist movements in New York City, Queens, and Queens College. Topics include the Vietnam War, 1968 presidential and other elections, students’ rights, and racism. Materials in the collection were gathered by Harvey Silver, a Queens College alumnus who was student activist and photographer of various political and cultural events in the 1960s-1970s.

Dates: circa 1962-2020; Majority of material found within circa 1965-1975

Helen Hendricks Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0028
Scope and Contents In this interview, Helen Hendricks is interviewed by alumni Stan Shaw and Mike Wenger about her role as a College Office Assistant in Student Activities in the Dean of Students Office during the early to mid-1960s. Wenger and Shaw considered Hendricks a mentor and important behind-the-scenes supporter of civil rights activities they initiated, especially the Virginia Student Help Project, which involved tutoring children in Prince Edward County who had been locked out of the education system...
Dates: 2020-11-16

Helene and Stanley Schlesinger Oral History

 File
Identifier: QMP-0036
Abstract

Helene and Stanley Schlesinger were interviewed in their home in Kew Garden Hills, Flushing, in February 2011 by Tess Hartman for the Queens Memory Project.

Dates: 2011-02-16

Hikmah Abodunrin Oral History

 File
Identifier: QMP-0037
Abstract

Hikmah Abdunrin gives an oral history interview to Arbesh Khan and Reshad Hai in April 2016 as part of the Queens Memory Project.

Dates: 2016-04-19

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