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 Arthur Gatti Collection contains clippings, publications, documents, correspondence, fliers, posters, photographs, scrapbooks, and memorabilia documenting Gatti’s involvement in political and social activism during his tenure as a Queens College student in the early-to-mid 1960s. Materials emanate from both Gatti’s direct experience and the…
This is the speech Jean Konzal, née Stein, gave when she returned from Prince Edward County, VA. A trip was organized to have a group of Queens College students set up a tutorial system for students who were denied an opportunity to go to school. …
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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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