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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,...
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

 Collection
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

Michael Kail Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0032
Scope and Contents In this interview, Michael Kail talks about spending the first twenty-five years of his life in a square mile in the vicinity of Queens College. He narrates that he was born in the Bronx but his family moved to Queens at an early age, first to Jackson Heights, then shortly after to the newly-opened Pomonok Housing Project, and then to Aguilar Gardens on Parsons Boulevard. Queens College, along with City College and Brooklyn College, were the city colleges that had the most prestigious...
Dates: 2020-08-19

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...
Dates: 1963-2009, bulk 1963-1965; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1965

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...
Dates: 1912 - 2014

Mike Wenger, Stan Shaw, and Mark Levy Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0040
Scope and Contents In this interview, alumni Mike Wenger, Stan Shaw, and Mark Levy discuss their impressions of life at Queens College in the early 1960s. The three discuss the culture of campus, the impact of the Virginia Student Help Project in 1963, and subsequent student activist movements on campus and in society at large. Wenger, Shaw, and Levy recall student-driven civil rights activities such as the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer, Freedom Week, and Freedom Fast initiatives. Also in the conversation,...
Dates: 2020-10-15

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...
Dates: 2017-05-27

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