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.
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Mark Levy was a volunteer in the Freedom Summer project of 1964 serving as co-coordinator and teacher at the Meridian Freedom School in Lauderdale County, Mississippi. He is a Queens College, City University of New York alumnus (B.A. in Sociology 1964, M.S. in Social Studies Education 1973), former Student Association President (1962-1963), and…
This ten-page item contains a collection of five graphic collages created as a memento for those who participated in the historic March on Washington for Freedom and Jobs on August 28, 1963.
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