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Leslie F. (Skip) Griffin, Jr. Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0041
Scope and Contents Leslie Francis Griffin, Jr., colloquially known as “Skip,” is the son of Reverend L. Francis Griffin, who coordinated with Dr. Rachel Weddington to have Queens College students tutor children in Prince Edward County during the summer of 1963 as part of the Student Help Project. The public schools of Prince Edward County were closed for five years starting in 1959 in massive resistance to integration, denying many of the local young black students access to education, including Skip Griffin and...
Dates: 2021-02-17

Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York Records

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Identifier: SCI-1849-001
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the records of the Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York from 1849-2008. Records include LSBA’s acts of incorporation, charter, and bylaws. Materials also include correspondence, financial ledgers, meeting minutes, and a subscriber list. Much of the material consists of lists of LSBA award winners that document maritime rescues and the amount of LSBA awards. Other records include LSBA Annual Statements, historical pamphlets, and statements of...
Dates: 1849 - 2008

Lori Wallach Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0020
Scope and Contents Lori Wallach is the outreach coordinator for Queens Memory at Queens College. In this interview, she discusses the days in March leading up to school closures. She reminisces about March 11th, the last day CUNY was open, as the day the seriousness of the virus sunk in, thinking back on the surprise she felt. Lori talks about her life since the pandemic—working from home, the quietude of her neighborhood, experiences shopping, and the concern for her elderly mother. She also reminisces about...
Dates: 2020-04-07

Manny Sanudo Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0026
Scope and Contents Manny Sanudo's career as a librarian spans more than forty-five years. In this interview he reflects on the various roles he has played at Queens College's Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library, including a two-year stint as Acting Chief Librarian. He also discusses changes to the library profession brought about by technology; his earlier job as a conductor for the MTA; his interest in Revolutionary and Civil War history; and his work as a certified New York City bike tour guide.
Dates: 2019-05-15

Margaret Dildilian Collection on the Armenian Genocide

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Identifier: SCA-0026-001
Adstract This collection contains materials collected by Margaret Dildilian that cover the Armenian Genocide, Turkish-American Relations (c. 2000s), and the Armenian-American experience.
Dates: c.1960-2010

Maria Terrone Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0016
Scope and Contents In this interview, Maria Terrone, a poet, writer, and former assistant vice president of communications at Queens College, talks about the COVID-19 pandemic in her neighborhood near Elmhurst Hospital, one of the epicenters of viral outbreak. A long-time resident of Jackson Heights and, in her words, “the ultimate New Yorker,” she gives a dramatic narration of the apocalyptic atmosphere in her beloved neighborhood in the early weeks of the pandemic when restaurants closed, her life changed, and...
Dates: 2020-06-09

Mario DellaPina Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0022
Scope and Contents In this interview, DellaPina reflects on his career in development, including his time with the Catholic Archdiocese of New York, and what led him to Queens College. He offers a look into the process of cultivating large gifts for a public university, and shares many anecdotes of donors and alumni he has worked with, including the Kupferberg family and Ruth Madoff.
Dates: 1980-2019

Mark Levy Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0046
Abstract The Mark Levy Collection documents the volunteer experiences of Mark Levy and his wife, Betty Bollinger Levy, in the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project. Most items date from June to August 1964, including correspondence, photographs, curriculum, lesson plans, student essays and newsletters, printed materials, clippings, and ephemera. There are binders of preparatory training materials and memorandums for accepted applicants. Photographs document orientation at Western College for...
Dates: 1959-2008

Martin Pine Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0021
Scope and Contents In this interview, Pine looks back on his career and the changes he saw at Queens College through the decades. Some highlights include the student and faculty protests over the Vietnam War, the development of the college’s physical campus, the increasingly diverse student body, and the revolutionary effects of technology in education.
Dates: 1960-2013

Mary Reuder Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0005
Scope and Contents In the first of these two interviews, Dr. Mary Reuder discusses various aspects of her academic career: the importance of being active in one’s academic community as well as outside it, the difficulty of getting academic jobs especially at a time when discrimination against women was common, her view that there is no conflict between religious belief and science as well as the anti-Catholic prejudice she experienced as a young academic in the 1960s.In the second interview, she...
Dates: 1986-02-26, 1987-11-17

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