The Queens College Civil Rights Archives collects personal papers, community materials, organizational records, non-print materials, and artifacts of civil rights activists. The collections are particularly strong in documenting the civil rights work by Queens College students during the early 1960s. The Civil Rights Archive is an active participant in its communities, working with students and alumni of Queens College, local schools, and the city at large.
A two page memo sent from COFO to freedom school teachers on necessary items to bring to Mississippi.
The Elliot Linzer Collection consists of near-print materials, such as handbills, mimeographed flyers, and pamphlets, primarily documenting the…
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Photographs taken by Sid Simon of QC volunteers during their church rebuilding efforts
Photographs taken by Sid Simon of the people in the communities the QC students were volunteering in during their church rebuilding efforts
Photographs of Sid Simon and the six students (Jon Alexander, Nick (“Gus”) Pereos, Walt Jarsky, Art Gatti, Robert Masters, and Bob Madden) during…
A letter to Andrew Berman stating that the Students for a Democratic Society will be put on disiplinary probation for publishing "The Activist"…
This photograph was taken when Martin Luther King Jr. came to Orangeburg, South Carolina to speak to SCOPE volunteers conducting voter drives in the…
A letter describing the "Fast For Freedom" and its success at raising awareness to the situation in Mississippi and as a fundraiser so far.