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 Elliot Linzer Collection consists of near-print materials, such as handbills, mimeographed flyers, and pamphlets, primarily documenting the activities of various New York City-area chapters of the civil rights organization Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) during the early 1960s. Elliot Linzer is a Queens College alumnus and former member of…
This photograph shows the Queens College chapter of CORE at the March on Washington in 1963.
In the photo (right to left) are unknown, Bob Freeman, unknown, Matt Gventer (with glasses), Betty Bollinger and Nick Freeman.
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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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