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“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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


From State College to University System: The University of Massachusetts,1943-1973

Richard M. Freeland

in Academia's Golden Age: Universities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195054644
eISBN:
9780197560082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195054644.003.0013
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The conditions of the golden age liberated Massachusetts State College from the forces that had restricted its development since the nineteenth century. In spurts of growth linked to demographic ... More


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