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 SEEK program stands for Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge. The higher education opportunity program at the senior (four year) CUNY colleges. Established to provide comprehensive academic support to assist capable students who otherwise might not be able to attend college.
The copy includes numerous marked passages of gangland stories about old Chicago, where Forman grew up and went to school. Forman researched organized crime and the Forman Library includes FBI files on civil rights activists and mob bosses.Maclean,…
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From the personal library of Forbes Hill, this short book by then-Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court Abe Fortas considers the constitutional allowances for nonviolent civil disobedience in the United States, particularly in view of…
From the personal library of Forbes Hill, this pamphlet produced by the Greek-American periodical The Chicago Pnyx decries election discrimination in Georgia.
From Forbes Hill's private library, a copy of a journal from an international peace organization formed in the wake of World War II.