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A New York City childhood

JAGDISH MEHRA and KIMBALL A. MILTON

in Climbing the Mountain: The Scientific Biography of Julian Schwinger

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198527459
eISBN:
9780191709593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527459.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Julian Seymour Schwinger was born on February 12, 1918 in New York City into a middle class family. His father, Benjamin Schwinger, was born in the town of Nowy Sacz in the foothills of the ... More


“Allagaroo, Garoo, Gara”: The College Game, CCNY, and the Scandals of 1950

Peter Levine

in To Ebbets Field: Sport and the American-Jewish Experience

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195085556
eISBN:
9780199854042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195085556.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the participation of Jewish Americans in professional basketball during the period from 1900 to 1950 in the U.S. Most of these athletes first learned basketball in neighborhood ... More


Developing Their Minds Without Losing Their Souls: Black and Latino Student Coalition Building, 1965–1969

Frederick Douglass Opie

in Upsetting the Apple Cart: Black-Latino Coalitions in New York City from Protest to Public Office

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149402
eISBN:
9780231520355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149402.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes the student movements in the 1960s and early 1970s at Lehman College, City College of New York (CCNY), and Columbia University. The increased the number of black and Latino ... More


The Racial Genealogy of Excellence

Roderick A. Ferguson

in The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672783
eISBN:
9781452947112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672783.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explores the hierarchies and hegemonies established through a culture of “excellence.” The open admissions struggle at City College was indicative of this, as it eventually resulted in ... More


Radicalism and Reaction in the 1930s

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the radicalism that characterized New York politics in the first half of the twentieth century. In the years after World War I, zealotry against communism weakened but did not ... More


Rapp-Coudert

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the Rapp-Coudert Committee's investigation of public schools and colleges in New York and the trajectory of the city's higher education institutions. The New York Teachers ... More


2 Radicalism and Reaction in the 1930s

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the radicalism that characterized New York politics in the first half of the twentieth century. In the years after World War I, zealotry against communism weakened but did not ... More


Aiming Higher in Education

Istvan Hargittai and Magdolna Hargittai

in New York Scientific: A Culture of Inquiry, Knowledge, and Learning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198769873
eISBN:
9780191822681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769873.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The public school system includes legendary colleges of City University, such as City College, Hunter College, and Brooklyn College. They put on the fast track the children of impoverished immigrants ... More


3 Rapp-Coudert

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the Rapp-Coudert Committee's investigation of public schools and colleges in New York and the trajectory of the city's higher education institutions. The New York Teachers ... More


“Horsemeat Is Certainly Delicious”: Anxiety, Xenophobia, and Rationalism at a Nineteenth-Century American Hippophagic Banquet

Susanna Forrest

in Equestrian Cultures: Horses, Human Society, and the Discourse of Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226583044
eISBN:
9780226589657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226589657.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In a German restaurant in Kansas City, on 5 March 1898, twenty-odd students and faculty members of Kansas City Veterinary College invited local physicians to dine on horsemeat. Horse slaughter for ... More


New York Scientific: A Culture of Inquiry, Knowledge, and Learning

István Hargittai and Magdolna Hargittai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198769873
eISBN:
9780191822681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769873.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book introduces the reader to the visible memorabilia of science and scientists in all the five boroughs of New York City—statues, busts, plaques, buildings, and other artifacts. In addition, it ... More


CCNY

Andrew Feffer

in Bad Faith: Teachers, Liberalism, and the Origins of McCarthyism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281169
eISBN:
9780823285969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281169.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter returns to the next phase of the investigation, as Windels and Coudert turned their attention to City College of New York (CCNY), where they found a young history teacher willing to ... More


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