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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The Dean Savage Papers document Savage's experience volunteering with the Summer Community Organization and Political Education (SCOPE) Project during the summer of 1965, specifically in the locations of Orangeburg County, South Carolina, and Atlanta, GA. The collection contains 16 color photographs taken in Orangeburg and Atlanta during that…
Vehicle Pass allowing participation in the Freedom Caravan to commemorate James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner.
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An open letter to Queens College students and faculty from the Ah Hoc Committee
A handout from the Student Coalition demanding that they be allowed to peacefully walk through the SS Building
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