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Michael Wenger Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0048
Abstract The Michael Wenger Collection documents the Student Help Project and other activism on the Queens College campus during the 1960s. The Student Help Project was initiated by Queens College students, including Michael Wenger, and Queens College Education Department professors Dr. Rachel Weddington and Dr. Sidney Simon. This project brought tutoring services to under-served children in South Jamaica, Queens and Prince Edward County, Virginia. Wenger chaired the organization in 1964, but the...

Michael Wreszin Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0049
Abstract Professor, activist, radical, and biographer, the Michael Wreszin collection contains a large number of documents related to American radical culture of the 20th century. A large portion of the collection is devoted to the 20th century radical, Dwight Macdonald, of whom Wreszin wrote a biography, and other New York Intellectuals. The collection also holds documents related to the history of radical activities in New York from the 1960's to 1980's, including protests and activism on Queens...

Mohamed Amin Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0015
Scope and Contents In this interview, Mohamed Amin talks of the transformation of Richmond Hill from 2005, when he moved there, to 2017, when he was interviewed. He talks of how he felt reintegrated to Guyanese culture through the food, music, and nightlife in the area. Despite the strong presence of his Guyanese community, however, he still felt, as a gay Caribbean American man, some racism and homophobia. And one night, in a bar, he was pushed and called an anti-gay slur, and his brother was assaulted. He has...

Moshe Shur Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0050
Overview Rabbi Moshe Shur is an adjunct Professor of Jewish History at Queens College of the City University of New York. During the summers of 1965 and 1966, as a student at Columbia University, Rabbi Shur traveled to Orangeburg, South Carolina to register black voters as a part of the Summer Community Organization and Political Education (SCOPE) program. The Moshe Shur Papers contain newspaper clippings from the events surrounding the two summers Shur spend in the South, newspapers from the days...

Nicola Lucchi Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0014
Scope and Contents In this interview, Lucchi discusses the pandemic as it happened in Italy, one of the epicenters of which occurred in a small town in southern Lombardy where he grew up and where his parents still live. He also talks of his experience as a professor at Queens College who had to quickly transition to remote teaching, and how he felt his undergraduate and graduate language classes fared in the online setting.

Oscar Shaftel Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0052
Abstract The Oscar Shaftel papers contains correspondence, flyers, press clippings, transcripts of testimony, printed materials and miscellanea documenting student activism at Queens College in the late 1940s and early 1950s and the effect of McCarthyism on academic freedom in New York State. Oscar Shaftel, one of the original faculty members at Queens College, was fired in 1953 under Section 903 of the New York City Charter for refusing to testify in front of the Senate Internal Security...

Pages From the Past: Original Leaves From Rare Books and Manuscripts

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Identifier: SCA-0053
Abstract This collection contains 150 objects from a portfolio set of “Pages From the Past”, collected and distributed by the now-defunct Society of Foliophiles in New York. They are individual leaves from original printed books and manuscripts in several languages, providing a compact yet extensive history of Western bookmaking from ancient Sumeria to the twentieth-century United States.

Paul Klapper Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0054
Abstract The Paul Klapper Collection contains the correspondence, administrative files, certificates and awards, photographs, public speeches, programs, newspaper clippings, a doctoral hood, and his personal book collection of the first President of Queens College. The bulk of the collection covers 1937-1948, from the founding of the school until Klapper's retirement.

Phyllis Padow-Sederbaum Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0056
Abstract Phyllis Padow-Sederbaum graduated with honors from Queens College in 1965 with a major in sociology. At Queens College, she worked with the Student Help Project to provide free tutoring services to under-served schoolchildren in South Jamaica, Queens and Prince Edward County, Virginia. During the summer of 1963, Padow-Sederbaum was one of sixteen Queens College students who lived with black families in Farmville, Virginia and tutored African American children who had been denied formal public...

Queens College Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Collection

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Identifier: SCA-0019
Abstract This collection covers the division of the Air Force ROTC program which was at Queens College during the 1950s. It includes a variety of materials related to the program, including correspondence, publications, photographs, and extensive documentation of the death of Lieutenant Alan Rea, a graduate of the program, and subsequent renaming of the ROTC building in his honor.

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