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J. Chester Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0041
Scope and Content Note This collection documents Johnson’s participation in the civil rights movement as well as later involvement in social justice efforts through literary works he has created. The collection contains five physical works, one digital work, miscellaneous papers and articles describing social justice events he participated in, and a typed profile sheet of Johnson as a poet.
Dates: 2005 - 2014

James Muyskens Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0018
Scope and Contents In this interview, James Muyskens, former president of Queens College, talks about the value of his background in philosophy in his work as college administrator. He also talks about his work to instill pride in the Queens College community, to inspire in the students and the faculty the idea that Queens College is one of the best institutions for higher learning in the country.
Dates: 2013-12-05

James R. Forman Library Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0076
Abstract James Forman was an important figure in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, serving as Executive Secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) between 1961-1966, and a life-long intellectual and activist. The James Forman Library includes approximately 1,940 books; four thousand printed items (comprised of pamphlets, serials, and reports); ten linear feet of FBI files; five linear feet of media materials; and three linear feet of personal papers.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964 - 2000; 1872-2005

Jean Bartelt Oral History

 File
Identifier: QMP-0033
Scope and Contents In this interview, Jean Bartelt reminisces about growing up in Queens as the child of German immigrant parents. She describes herself as a “Queens product,” having studied in PS 135 and Jamaica High School, and then Queens College where she attained a bachelor’s degree and two graduate degrees. She describes the house in Hollis, where she grew up and where she still lives, her home, which was the reason her family did not leave in the sixties when most families in her neighborhood left because...
Dates: 201-04-04

Jean L. Konzal Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0043
Scope and Contents Jean Konzal talks about her early life in growing up in Pomonok Queens - her parents were left leaning working class immigrants from Ukraine, and her aunt was in the communist party. She also discusses her experience as a Queens College student and her involvement with the Queens College house plans, which were social organizations at the school.Jean Konzal was 19 when she saw an ad in the QC student paper “The Signal” about the Student Help Project, and began tutoring kids in South...
Dates: 2020-12-08

Jean L. Konzal Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SCA-0042
Abstract This collection includes personal and printed materials, photographs, and feature personal accounts of Konzal’s activities as a tutor, civil rights activist, and student. The collection documents the Student Help Project in Prince Edward County, Virginia, and, to a lesser extent, other civil rights activism through 1965. Also present are materials on the 1963 March on Washington and documents from several civil rights organizations.
Dates: 1962-2012; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1964

Jessica Harris Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0050
Scope and Contents Obden Mondesir interviews Dr. Jessica Harris, a professor in the Queens College SEEK program. Dr. Harris (b. 1948) was born and raised in Queens. She recalls her childhood in the St. Albans neighborhood and evolving demographic of Jamaica, Queens during the 1950s. As a self-proclaimed “Queens College brat,” Dr. Harris recounts her early relationship with the Queens College campus and faculty, as her mother worked in administration in the music department at Queens College for most of her life....
Dates: 2021-03-16

Joan Nestle Oral History (1991-1992)

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0075-B
Scope and Contents In the first interview from 1991, Melissa Thomas talks to Joan Nestle about her role in the Queens College Seek Program; the Lesbian Herstory Archives; her writing career; and her background as a Queens College student and as a lesbian and feminist. Nestle details her experience with the Queens College SEEK community and her lesbian feminist community. She reflects on the negative and positive aspects of teaching a multicultural program in an all white environment, discusses her illness and...
Dates: 1991 - 1992-03-07

Joan Nestle Oral History (2011)

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0075-A
Scope and Contents The interview explores Nestle's time at Queens College as a student-activist (1959-1963) and teacher in the SEEK program (1966-1995). She discusses her upbringing in New York, the conservative culture of Queens College, her oft-times combative experiences as a student, as well as her incredibly fulfilling time spent teaching in the SEEK program. Nestle also discusses how being an activist in the civil rights movement was paramount to shaping her role in the gay liberation movement, as well...
Dates: 2011-04-06

John E. Parsons, Jr. Print History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0043
Abstract The John E. Parsons, Jr. Collection consists of 148 volumes. The collection covers a wide range of subjects, including poetry, drama, and political and philosophical discourse. The publication dates span the period 1650 to 1903, and the locations include 18 cities throughout Europe and the United States.
Dates: 1650-1903

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