Queens College Civil Rights Archives


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Lelia Jean Waterhouse (L) holding QC notebook and Sharon Scott (R). The books in the background were donated by the school volunteers.

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Flier calling for a rally in protest to student arrests

A notice sent out by the Biology Caucus with a proposal for a plan of getting members of the Queens College Community to resolve the standoff between the academic community and the college administration.

A flier calling for students to not strike and to go to class.

A two page list sent by COFO of suggested books for Mississippi Freedom Summer Project applicants to bring and use for teaching.

This flier calls for a one day school boycott in New York City on March 16, 1964. The boycott was part of a campaign for quality, integrated education and followed on the heels of a massive boycott on February 3rd, 1964, when more than 450,000…

A New York Post article mentioning the Queens College Student help program as well as another student summer project from Fordham University

An article in the New York Times describes an incident in Augusta, Georgia, in which future Queens College professor Forbes Hill and four others were beaten and threatened for campaigning for Henry A. Wallace, the 1948 presidential candidate of the…

Flier with information for a student forum

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