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 Queens College Campus Unrest Collection contains papers, correspondence, and flyers regarding the Spring 1969 sit-in protest of the social science building by the Ad Hoc Committee to End Political Suppression. The protest was in defense of the three members of the Students for a Democratic Society who were arrested and charged for leading a…
This map shows COFO's division of Mississippi into sectors for the Mississippi Freedom Project. These sectors matched the congressional districts of that time.
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A flier bring attention to budget cuts in the School of General Studies at Queens COllege and calls for more classes, racial equality, student control of academic employment and better working conditions.
A press release summarizing the referendum held by faculty on the possibility of granting amnesty to the 39 people arrested in their part of occupying the Academic II building
Notes taken during the Faculty Committee meeting held on May 3rd 1969