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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

Jannis Izaak Risseeuw Parental School Album and Ephemera

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SCA-0087
Content Description One album with more than 100 black and white photographs of the Parental School, the predecessor institution to Queens College, which operated from 1909-1934. The album contains photos of the dormitory, bakery, grounds, printshop, tailor, and various educational and social activities. Some items document family photographs and trips outside of the school. The album was owned by Jannis Izaak Risseeuw, who served as music master and conductor of the Parental School Band. As depicted in the...
Dates: 1910 - 1920

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...
Dates: 2012-04-04

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...
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...
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...
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...
Dates: 2011-04-06

Joel Mandelbaum Manuscripts and Printed Music

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0099
Abstract

The Joel Mandelbaum Manuscripts and Printed Music collection contains numerous printed and handwritten scores and manuscripts created by Joel Mandelbaum. Dr. Mandelbaum joined the Queens College faculty in 1961, serving as a professor of music for the Queens College Department of Music (later renamed the Aaron Copland School of Music in 1980) and retiring in 1999 after 37 years of service to the university.

Dates: 1960 - 2011

Johnnie Mae Walker Letter to Anne Koeppicus

 Collection
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

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Savio, Mario 2
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Southern Christian Leadership Conference 2
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Young, Andrew 2
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Booklyn Artists Alliance 1
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Buckley, William F., Jr., 1925-2008 1
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Carey, Tom 1
Carra, Regina 1
Chaney, James Earl, 1943-1964 1
Civil Rights Coordinating Council 1
Clark, Edward G., Jr. 1
Cohen, Saul B. (Saul Bernard), 1925-2021 1
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Colson, Jacqueline 1
Commoner, Barry 1
Covington, Sarah 1
Delany, Sheila 1
DellaPina, Mario 1
Dolcimascolo, Gelia 1
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Dow Chemical Company 1
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Eastern Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 1
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Etienne, Jacques (GLASA) 1
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General Electric Company 1
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