Flushing (New York, N.Y.)
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
In the interview, Kouguell talks about joining the music department at Queens College in 1949 as an instructor and as the first cellist at the department. He notes his appreciation for the musical talents and achievements of his parents and reminisces about how different and suburban Flushing was at the time when he was starting at Queens College.
This collection consists of published materials pertaining to the history of Flushing, N.Y., and some of its prominent residents. Most items are in the form of pamphlets or softcover booklets printed by the Flushing Historical Society and other local organizations.
In the group interview, the three Queens College alumnae, Ellen Weingart, Edith Balan, and Linda Tucker, reminisce about what an achievement it was to get admitted to Queens College in the early 1960s when they were college students, about joining house plans and enjoying a vibrant social life in the campus, and about choosing and enjoying the required physical education classes like lacrosse, swimming, and folk dancing.
The Paul Klapper Collection contains the correspondence, administrative files, certificates and awards, photographs, public speeches, programs, newspaper clippings, a doctoral hood, and his personal book collection of the first President of Queens College. The bulk of the collection covers 1937-1948, from the founding of the school until Klapper's retirement.
House plans were social organizations for men or women that were active in Queens College and other CUNY campuses in the 1960s. This collection includes a variety of Queens College house plans memorabilia like pins, buttons, and photographs. It also includes print ephemera like party programs and invitations, ticket stubs, and newspaper clippings.
This interview covers topics such as growing up in Flushing in the 1950s; being brought up in a leftist/progressive home; civil rights movement activities he and his older brothers participated in at Queens College and in Flushing in the early to mid-1960s; and later activism in which Rosenthal was a participant.