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 Moshe Shur Papers document the publications surrounding the years that Rabbi Shur spent in Orangeburg South Carolina as a member of the Summer Community Organization and Political Education (SCOPE) program. The collection contains several newspaper clippings from the summers that Shur spent in the South as well as six complete newspapers from…
Classes in the Meridian Freedom School were often arranged in circles, promoting new teaching methods and student interaction.
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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
A NY Times cartoon with a caption