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Frank Warren Oral History

Identifier: QMP-0019

Scope and Contents

In this interview, Dr. Warren talks about choosing to teach at Queens College instead of Ohio State, and about the changing composition of the student body in the campus through the years that he had been teaching and how the changes reflect the diversity of Queens.


  • 2016-05-09



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Biographical Note

Frank Warren joined the Queens College Department of History in 1962. He retired in 2012 after serving for 50 years. His books include Liberals and Communism: The Red Decade Revisited (1966), An Alternative Vision: The Socialist Party in the 1930s (1974), and Noble Abstractions: American Liberal Intellectuals and World War II (1999). He also co-edited The New Deal: An Anthology (1968) with Michael Wreszin.


1 Digital Files ; Duration: 01:25:31

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to Queens College and Queens Public Library by Dr. Frank Warren and Santiago Lozada in May, 2016.

Processing Information

Oral history conducted as part of the Queens Memory Project (, a collaborative program of the Queens Public Library and Queens College to collect stories, images, and other evidence of life in the borough of Queens.


Frank Warren Oral History
Patricia Reguyal
August 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Queens College (New York, N.Y.) Special Collections and Archives Repository

Queens College Library, CUNY
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