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Date: Time Period: 1950s- 2017
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33707
Description: Elliot Hirshon grew up in North Merrick in [Nassau County] and moved to [Forest Hills] in 1977. He married Irene Jedrlinic in 1983. He remains a resident of the area, living in the house that he and h ... More
Date: Time Period: 1939-1940
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:29038
Description: Elliot talks about the changes in the neighborhood of Queens Boulevard and Forest Hills. He mentions that there used to be more movie theaters. He also mentions the change of the ethnic groups from Ea ... More
Date: Time Period: 1939-1940
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:29040
Description: Elliot talks about the 1939 World’s Fair. He mentions visiting the Hall of Science, Disney, Ford and General Motors exhibits.
Date: Time Period: 1939-1940
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:29039
Description: Elliot discusses why he likes Queens and continued to live in Queens. He mentions that it is quieter than Manhattan, accessible to Long Island and the other boroughs. Elliot claims that Queens is a br ... More
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