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LA GUARDIA AND WAGNER
ARCHIVES STAFF

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Douglas DiCarlo
Maureen Drennan
Aida Figueroa
Oleg Kleban
Melissa Rodriguez

A DV I S O R Y COMMITTEE
Agnes Abraham, Chairperson, University Student Senate, CUNY
Michael Arena, University Director of Media Relations, CUNY
Stephen Brier, Associate Provost, CUNY Graduate Center
Lorraine Cohen, Social Sciences, La Guardia Community College
Blanche Wiesen Cook, Distinguished Professor, History. John Jay
   College/CUNY Graduate Center
John Flateau, Dean, School of Business, Medgar Evers College
Joshua Freeman, Executive Officer, History, CUNY Graduate Center
Ramona Hernandez, Director, Dominican Studies Institute,
City College
Edison O. Jackson, President, Medgar Evers College
Thomas Kessner, History, CUNY Graduate Center
John Kotowski, Director of City Relations, CUNY
Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, Director, Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños
at Hunter College
Gail O. Mellow, President, La Guardia Community College
Chris Meyer, Former Executive Director, New York Public Interest
Research Group
Jesus Perez, Director of Student Progress Initiatives, Office of the
Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Brooklyn College
Kenneth Sherrill, Chairman, Political Science, Hunter College
Thomas Tam Director, Asian-American-Asian Research Institute,
Queens College

C O N S U L TANTS
Angelo Angelis, History, Hunter College
Carol Berkin, History, Graduate Center/Baruch College
Martin Burke, History, Lehman College/CUNY Graduate Center
John Chaffee, Humanities, LaGuardia Community College
Ira Cohen, History, Hunter College
James DeFilippis, Black and Hispanic Studies, Baruch College
Julius C.C. Edelstein, Senior Vice Chancellor Emeritus, CUNY
Donna Haverty-Stacke, History, Hunter College
Ron Hayduk, Social Sciences, Borough of Manhattan Community
    College, CUNY
Ari Hoogenboom, History, Brooklyn College/CUNY Graduate Center
    CUNY
Phillip Kasinitz, Sociology, Hunter College/CUNY Graduate Center
Gregory Mantsios, Director, Queens College Labor Resource Center
John Mollenkopf, Distinguished Professor, Political Science,. CUNY
    Graduate Center
Premilla Nadasen, History, Queens College, CUNY
Susan O’Malley, Chair, University Faculty Senate, CUNY
Patricia Oldham, Hostos Community College, CUNY
Jonathan Rosenberg, History, Hunter College, CUNY
Robert Smith, Baruch College, CUNY
Judith Stein, History, City College/CUNY Graduate Center
Hans Trefousse, History, Brooklyn College/CUNY Graduate Center
Barbara Winslow, School of Education/Brooklyn College, CUNY

SPECIAL T H A N K S

Farouk Abdallah, New York Public Interest Research Group
John Adler, HarpWeek
Lara Adler, BETTMAN/Corbis
Sarah Aponte, Librarian, Dominican Studies Institute, CCNY
Gena Bardwell, Director of Special Events, New-York Historical Events
Philip Berry, Vice President and Corporate Officer, Global Workplace
   Initiatives, Colgate-Palmolive Company
Felisa Bienstock, La Guardia Community College
Selma Botman, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, CUNY
Shanequa Bush, Executive Secretary to the
Vice Chancellor for University Relations, CUNY
Michele Cahill, Senior Counselor for Education Policy,
   New York City Department of Education
Phyllis Collazo, New York Times Photo Archives
Carol Conslato, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.
Stephanie Doba, Manager, Corporate Sponsorships,
The New York Times
Allan H. Dobrin, Senior Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer,   
 CUNY

Tim Duffy, Queens College Student Association
Sara Dunn, Gilder-Lehrman Collection
Michael Ebner, Lake Forest College
Carmen Melinda Eisenmann, Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños,
   Hunter College
Randy Fader-Smith, La Guardia Community College
Susan Farkas, United Nations
Bill Freeland, Director, Marketing and Communication,
    La Guardia Community College
John Garvey, Associate Dean for Collarorative Programs, CUNY
Erika Gottfried, Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner
Labor Archives, New York University
Jim Grossman, Executive Vice President, Rubenstein
    Associates, Inc.
Pedro Juan Hernández, Archivist, Centro de Estudios
Puertorriqueños, Hunter College
Christy DeBoe Hicks, Vice President for Public Affairs,
   The Century Foundation
Thomas Hladek, La Guardia Community College
Frances Degen Horowitz, President, CUNY Graduate Center
Robert Isaacson, Director, CUNY-TV
Luz Jimenez, Assistant to Director of City Relations, CUNY
KC Johnson, Brooklyn College
Kim Keller, Acting Vice President of Institutional Advancement,
   New-York Historical Society
S. Kristin Kim, AllLearn,Alliance for Lifelong Learning
Laura Kotch, Executive Director of Curriculum and Professional
   Development, New York City Department of Education
Jeffrey F. Kraus, Chair, Voter Assistance Commission
Marguerite Lavin, Museum of the City of New York
Carl Lee, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.
Kate Levin, Department of Cultural Affairs, New York City
Allan Lubin, Executive Vice President, New York State United
Teachers
Leslie-Ann Lukoma, Assistant Director, City Hall Academy,
   Department of Education, New York City
Mailroom Staff, La Guardia Community College
Ernesto Malave, Vice Chancellor, Office of Budget and Finance,
CUNY
Brenda Richardson Malone, Vice Chancellor, Office of faculty and
   Staff Relations, CUNY
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney
Anthony J. Maniscalco, Director, Edward T. Rogowsky Internship
   Program in Government and Public Affairs, CUNY
Rosemary Markowski, Senior Consulting Officer,TIAAF-CREF
Helen Marshall, Queens Borough President
Lynne Maston, The Hartford Courant
Onida Coward Mayers, Executive Director, Voter Assistance
    Commission
Louise Mirrer, President, New-York Historical Society
John Mogulescu, Senior University Dean for Acedemic Affairs and
Dean of School for Professional Studies, CUNY
Alyse Myers, Vice President of Marketing Services,
Philip Napoli, Assistant Professor of History, Brooklyn College
   The New York Times
Thomas Newell, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.
Lois Nettleship, Fullerton College
Livia Nieves,Web Designer, CUNY
Felice Nudelman, College Marketing Manager,The New York Times
Ronald Paynter, La Guardia Community College
John Ravitz, Executive Director, Board of Elections
Jill Reichenbach, Rights and Reproductions Coordinator, New-York
   Historical Society
David Rottman, Vice President, Presidential Advancement, JP Morgan Chase
Howard J. Rubenstein, President, Rubenstein Associates, Inc.
Stephen Saks, New York Public Library
Mel Schiff, Retired New York City Teacher
Susan Severtson, Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, HarpWeek
Daniel Shure, Managing Editor, CUNY.edu
Brendon Shvetz, Office of Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney
David Sigler, Librarian, California State University, Los Angeles
Lisl Staton, Vice President, Cultural & Philanthropic Programs,
    JP Morgan Chase
Vanda Stevenson, La Guardia Community College
Sandra Trenholm, Associate Director, Gilder Lehrman Collection
Patricia Villanueva, United Nations
Dennis Walcott, Deputy Mayor for Policy, New York City
Tova Andrea Wang, Senior Program Officer/Democracy Fellow,
   The Century Foundation
Laura Winter, Vice President, JPMorgan Chase
Sara Waugh, Office of Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney
Jonathan Wells, Picture History
Allan Wernick, Citizenship and Naturalization Project, CUNY
Ted Gullo, Regional Sponsorships Manager, TIAA-CREF
Timothy G. Noble, Vice President, JPMorgan Chase.

The La Guardia and Wagner Archives would like to thank the
Department of Cultural Affairs of the City of New York and the
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. for their historic
funding and support of the Archives’ calendars and curricula for
more than twenty years.

The La Guardia and Wagner Archives at La Guardia Community
College, CUNY has produced calendars and curricula related to
New York City history for over twenty years. Its collection includes the
papers of New York City Mayors Fiorello H. La Guardia, Robert F.
Wagner, Abraham D. Beame and Edward I. Koch. In addition, the
Archives also has the papers of the New York City Housing Authority,
the New York City Council, Steinway & Sons Piano Company, and
the Queens Local History Collection.To learn more about the Archives
and to see its extensive collection of historical photographs, go to our website www.laguardiawagnerarchive.lagcc.cuny.edu or contact us at
(718) 482-5065.






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