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Date: Time Period: 2017-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:28973
Description: Advocacy for immigration reform started to regain urgency during the President Bush Jr. administration. The Haitian community hoped for a serious strengthening of the system under the next administrat ... More
Authors: Nadia Germain
Date: 2013
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:21550
Description: Nadia Germain contributed an oral history interview to the Queens Memory Project about her Haitian culinary traditions.
Authors: Nadia Germain
Date: 2013
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:21576
Description: Nadia Germain poses for a picture on a neighborhood street in Flushing.
Date: Time Period: 2000 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21263
Description: Marie St. Jean explains why Haitian cuisine is a healthy alternative to other foods. She goes on to talk about typical dishes served on special occasions such as carnival. She talks about the prevalen ... More
Date: Time Period: 1993-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:28971
Description: According to Elsie, the narratives of Haitian immigrants differ from that others ethnic groups. She says this is due to a combination of economic, racial, national, and linguistic reasons.
Date: Time Period: 1993-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:28974
Description: HAUP (Haitian Americans United for Progress) provides physical and legal safety assistance for vulnerable people. Every individual is given same quality of service and care regardless of their backgro ... More
Date: Time Period: 1978 - 2013
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21593
Description: Nadia Germain talks about visiting Haiti now that she has been living in the US for many years. She explains that she loves to visit Haiti to be where she was born and raised and to be with people of ... More
Date: Time Period: 1978 - 2013
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21606
Description: Nadia Germain talks about who cooked for her as a child in Haiti and how she learned the basics of traditional Haitian cuisine. She then describes the typical spices used in Haitian cuisine and where ... More
Date: Time Period: 1978 - 2013
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21570
Description: Nadia Germain describes soup joumou, a traditional Haitian soup eaten on New Year's Day.
Date: Time Period: 1978 - 2013
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21585
Description: At the time of the interview, Nadia Germain was living in Flushing, Queens. In the late 1970's, Nadia moved from Haiti to live with her parents in Queens Village. In her early twenties, Nadia got marr ... More
Date: Time Period: 1976 - 2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:28972
Description: Elsie Saint-Louis, the current Executive Director of HAUP (Haitian Americans United for Progress) discusses the history, present, and future of the organization and the population(s) they serve. The s ... More
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34010
Description: Patricia Brintle is long-term residents of Jackson Heights and Whitestone. In the interview, she discussed about the times when she lived in Jackson Heights and Whitestone and how everything started t ... More
Date: Time Period: 1964, 1998
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34004
Description: Patricia moved from Haiti to Elmhurst Queens in 1964, at age 17. She learned English from watching the T.V. show Password. Patricia has lived in Whitestone since 1988.
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