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Jean Bartelt Oral History

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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...
Dates: 2012-04-04

Jean L. Konzal Oral History

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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...
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

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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...
Dates: 2021-03-16

Joan Nestle Oral History (1991-1992)

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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...
Dates: 1991 - 1992-03-07

Joan Nestle Oral History (2011)

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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...
Dates: 2011-04-06

John E. Parsons, Jr. Print History Collection

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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

Johnnie Mae Walker Letter to Anne Koeppicus

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Identifier: SCA-0025
Abstract

This letter, to Mississippi Freedom Summer Project volunteer Anne Koeppicus, is from her Mississippi host Johnnie Mae Walker, a field secretary for the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. The letter describes life in Mississippi during the summer of 1964. A newspaper article about Koeppicus, a photo of Koeppicus, a published autobiography of Walker, and transcript of the letter are also included.

Dates: 1964

June Tauber Golden Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0039
Scope and Contents June Tauber Golden is a graduate of Queens College Class of 1963 and in this interview, she recalls her involvement in both the Jamaica and Virginia Student Help Projects as a tutor. The Student Help Project was a student-led initiative to tutor young Black elementary school students in Jamaica, Queens. The Jamaica initiative of the Student Help Project engaged approximately 500 Queens College students who volunteered to tutor more than one thousand educationally disadvantaged and...
Dates: 2020-11-18

K. Robert Schwarz Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0080
Abstract K. Robert Schwarz was a classical music critic and scholar who graduated from Queens College in 1979. He wrote for the New York Times, Out, Pulse!, and Stereo Review Magazine. His papers contain academic research files, music criticism research, subject files on various artists, printed materials, program notes, and publications written by Schwarz. Also included is in-depth research on Steve Reich and Paul Bowles, the subjects of...
Dates: 1984-1999

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