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New York (N.Y.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Dean Savage Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0033
Abstract

The Dean Savage Papers documents civil rights initiatives by northern student volunteers under the auspices of the Summer Community Organization and Political Education (SCOPE) Project during the summer of 1965. This collection primarily consists of color photographs taken in Orangeburg County, South Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia. Also included are newspaper articles, pamphlets, and photocopied transcripts of speeches given at orientation in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1965-2011; Majority of material found in 1965 - 1965

J. Chester Johnson Papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series I; Series Series II; Series Series III
Identifier: SCA-0041
Scope and Content Note

This collection documents Johnson’s participation in the civil rights movement as well as later involvement in social justice efforts through literary works he has created. The collection contains five physical works, one digital work, miscellaneous papers and articles describing social justice events he participated in, and a typed profile sheet of Johnson as a poet.

Dates: 2005 - 2014

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

Leopold Sachse Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

Michael Wreszin Papers

 Collection
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

Moshe Shur Papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1; Series Series 2; Series Series 3; Series Series 4
Identifier: SCA-0050
Abstract Rabbi Moshe Shur is an adjunct Professor of Jewish History at Queens College of the City University of New York. During the summers of 1965 and 1966, as a student at Columbia University, Rabbi Shur traveled to Orangeburg, South Carolina to register black voters as a part of the Summer Community Organization and Political Education (SCOPE) program. The Moshe Shur Papers contain newspaper clippings from the events surrounding the two summers Shur spend in the South, newspapers from the days...
Dates: 1965-2008; Majority of material found in 1968 - 1968

New York Metro Area Local History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0101
Abstract

The collection consists of depictions of the greater New York City metro area, with a focus on life, architecture, transportation, and other subjects. 

Dates: 1911 - 1965