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Gary Aguayo Oral History

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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

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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 June...
Dates: 1964-2013

George Rushfield Oral History

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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

Helen Hendricks Oral History

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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

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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

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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

Hortense Powdermaker Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0038
Abstract Hortense Powdermaker (1896-1970) was a noted anthropologist, writer, and educator. She was a Professor of Anthropology at Queens College from 1937 to 1968. The collection comprises materials related to her research and field work in Lesu (New Ireland, Papua New Guinea) in the late 1920s, in Indianola, Mississippi in the early 1930s, and in Luanshya, Zambia in the early 1950s, and includes field notes, interviews, survey results, correspondence, and unpublished manuscripts of writings. The...
Dates: circa 1929-1966

Hratch Zadoian Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0039
Abstract This collection consists of items donated by Hratch Zadoian, professor of political science and retired administrator at Queens College, relating to various projects he was involved with between 1983 and 2011. The collection includes photos; news clippings; printed booklets and programs; videotapes; and other miscellanea. Some of the items have been digitized.
Dates: 1983-2011

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.
Dates: 1938-2011

Hugo Weisgall Oral History

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Identifier: SCA-0074
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four interviews with Hugo Weisgall between 1980-1981. These phone conversations were carried out by Laura Leon as part of her research for her dissertation at the Teacher's College, Columbia University. The dissertation was titled "A Study, Analysis, and Performance of the Songs and Song Cycles for Voice and Piano by Hugo Weisgall".
Dates: 1981-07-07 - 1982-01-10

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