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Johnnie Mae Walker Letter to Anne Koeppicus

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Identifier: SCA-0025-002
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 Schwarz’s...
Dates: 1984-1999

Karol Rathaus Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0044
Abstract Karol Rathaus established himself as an exceptional compositional talent in European musical circles before immigrating to the United States in 1938. In 1940, he became the first composition professor in the music department of Queens College, a position he held until his untimely death in 1954. His papers include correspondence, manuscripts, sketches, printed materials, performance programs, press clippings, and audio recordings in various formats. Also included are papers related to Rathaus'...
Dates: 1929-1984; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1954

Khaleel Anderson Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0048
Scope and Contents Khaleel Anderson discusses growing up in Far Rockaway, Queens; sheltering at Queens College due to Hurricane Sandy in 2012; his time at Queens College as an undergraduate in the SEEK program and graduate student in Urban Affairs; and his political activism as a campus and community organizer. A few months after these interviews took place Anderson was elected to serve Assembly District 31 in Queens, becoming the youngest Black Assembly Member in New York State history.
Dates: Part 1: 2019-06-24 Part 2: 2019-07-01 Part 3: 2019-07-15

Kupferberg Center and Performing Arts Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0009
Scope and Contents This collection documents performing arts related events and programs associated with Queens College from 1938 to 2004. This includes activities from the early days of the college, such as the Orchestral Society and Choral Society; the Colden Center (founded in 1960); and today's the Kupferberg Center for the Arts. The collection contains photographs, invitations, memos, brochures, programs, and other printed ephemera.
Dates: 1938 - 2011

Leo Kraft Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0014
Abstract Leo Kraft (1922 – 2014) was an American composer, educator, and author born in Brooklyn, New York. He taught music theory and composition at the Queens College School of Music, to later become the Aaron Copland School of Music, from 1948 to 1989. He was a key member in developing the music theory curriculum. Kraft composed many works of chamber music, and he also contributed orchestral, piano, vocal, and electronic music to his oeuvre.
Dates: 1933 - 2013

Leonard Hausman Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0029
Scope and Contents Leonard Hausman shares his experience fundraising, organizing, and participating in the Virginia Student Help Project of Queens College during the summer of 1963. The Virginia Student Help Project was a six-week long educational effort where Queens College students went to Prince Edward County, Virginia where public schools were closed for five years in massive resistance to federally mandated integration. Hausman discusses his role as a project lead and tutor in the Virginia initiative, as...
Dates: 2020-10-28

Leonard S. Rodberg Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0007
Scope and Contents In these two interviews, Dr. Leonard Rodberg discusses his journey as a scientist and as a member of the faculty at Queens College. He reminisces about getting interested in science as a boy growing up at the beginning of what he calls the Atomic Age, about working in Washington, D.C. on nuclear arms control and energy policy, and about the highlights of his career at Queens College, including being chair at the Department of Urban Studies. This interview was conducted as part of English 395W,...
Dates: 2012-02-27 2012-03-21

Leopold Sachse Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0045
Abstract Leopold Sachse was a German opera stage director. Because he was Jewish, he was forced to emigrate to the United States in 1935, and lived in the New York City area for the rest of his life. In the 1910s, 20s, and 30s, he worked with some of the most important European opera composers of the time, and the collection contains correspondence from many of them, often relating aspects of their collaboration. Sachse also collected important items relating to his career, including a sketchbook by...
Dates: 1824–1982

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