Civil rights movement
Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:
Andrew Berman Papers
The Andrew Berman Collection contains newspaper clippings, publications, activist documents, correspondence, fliers, position papers, conference notes and video footage documenting Mr. Berman’s political and social activism during his tenure as a Queens College student in the early-to-mid 1960s. Materials document Mr. Berman’s activist work with several major organizations, most significantly the Queens College chapter of Students for a Democratic Society.
Arthur Gatti Papers
Barbara (Jones) Omolade Papers
The Barbara (Jones) Omolade Collection documents civil rights activism on the Queens College campus during the 1960s, including the Freedom Week Events of 1964. This collection also provides material pertaining to the Mississippi Summer Project of 1964 and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
Collection on Andrew Goodman
Small collection of materials about Andrew Goodman collated by college administrators and librarians, including correspondence with the Goodman family; articles; publicity materials for events; exhibit text and reproductions; and commemorative poems and speeches.
Dean Savage Oral History
Dean Savage Papers
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.
Debby Yaffe Oral History
Debby Yaffe Papers
Dorothy (Dottie) Zellner Oral History
Elliot Linzer Papers
The Elliot Linzer Collection consists primarily of near-print materials such as handbills, mimeographed flyers, and pamphlets documenting the activities of New York City chapters of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), a civil rights organization, during the early 1960s. Elliot Linzer is a Queens College alumnus and former member of CORE.