Queens College Civil Rights Archives


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This newsletter talks about the collaboration between the history department and the Columbia-Barnard Democratic Club to get students and faculty involved with the SCOPE project. SCOPE sought out volunteers to help with projects over the summer in…

Article published in CUNY Matters that discusses the success of the SEEK program and the dedication of Percy Sutton to its success.

This flier describes CORE's view of the 1964 World's Fair in Queens, NY.

This letter from Irving Rudd to Mark and Betty Levy expresses the author's appreciation of their efforts in Mississippi, and promises to send money once the season is over.

Letter to President Lyndon B. Johnson from James R. Grover, Jr., a member of Congress at the time. Blind copied on the letter is Robert Masters. Letter is dated July 2, 1964 and is in regards to the violence occurring in Mississippi at the time.

This flier by the NAACP and CORE demands "integrated and quality education" and encourages participation in a March For Democratic Schools at City Hall Park, New York City, May 18, 1964.

Martin Luther King, Jr. recognizes slain Queens College student Andrew Goodman's sacrifice for civil rights.

Martin Luther King, Jr. explains the barriers to employment opportunities for African Americans.

Martin Luther King, Jr. discusses how crime is related to poverty and disillusionment, not race.

Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks about the power of non-violence.
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