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Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2010
Subject: Neighbors | Mafia
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20579
Description: After Mr. Gorman's neighbor passed away, his wife went to pay her condolences and found a private telephone booth in the basement. This led her to believe that the neighbor had been in the mafia. Mr. ... More
Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20564
Description: Mr. Gorman describes how he used to go to temple, but many people he knew have either moved or passed away. Now he goes to another temple for a weekly luncheon, which people from the other temple also ... More
Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20608
Description: Mr. Gorman discusses how he met his wife at Grossinger's Resort in the Catskills. He wanted to go to the resort even though it was booked. His friend who was going to Swan Lake suggested he come anywa ... More
Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20534
Description: After Mr. Gorman took an accounting exam at City College he got an appointment to work for the government. He didn't know he was keeping records for the Manhattan project, recording information on the ... More
Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20488
Description: Aaron Gorman grew up in Richmond Hill, Queens. He has fond memories of playing baseball on a sandlot team with Phil Rizzuto who went on to play with the Yankees (1941-1956) and was later elected into ... More
Date: Time Period: 1930s
Subject: Baseball stories
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20555
Description: One day while delivering newspapers for his father, Mr. Gorman decided to go try out for the baseball team. He went to over to Victory Field, but the practice was almost finished. The coach told him i ... More
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