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    Date: April 25, 2015
    Type: Digital image
    Identifier: aql:18501
    Description: Patsy Kearney has been living in New York since she came to the States from Ireland in1960. She came to America because of her father’s health. She first lived in downtown Manhattan before moving to W ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21678
    Description: Adelina talks about the struggle Hispanic people face, especially Mexicans in this country. They work hard for their own success and their relationships with one another. Recorded in Spanish. / Adelin ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21672
    Description: Ysmeria Jerez gives us a beautiful reflection about life and its tribulations. She explains that even though life can be difficult, people have to look for alternatives and ways to overcome obstacles. ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2014 - 2016
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21682
    Description: Manuel describes an unique situation that came to pass one day when he was working at a restaurant in New York. He states that he was praying to God for a signal that can make clear for him if should ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2012-2014
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19513
    Description: Joginder Paul Jindal first lived in Corona, then Astoria after he immigrated to the U.S. and currently lives in Sunnyside. He mentions that sometimes as he is walking in Sunnyside, he bumps into India ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2010 - 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21670
    Description: Ysmeria identifies neither as American or Dominican. She was born in the United States, where she believes she is considered Dominican rather than an American. This is well contrasted to how she would ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2009
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18175
    Description: Christian talks about being a reporter for Sunnyside while living there. Christian talks about a large fire on 42nd Street that other news outlets failed to report and about his blogging obsession. Th ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2009
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18336
    Description: Chumi talks about the responsibilities of being a rabbi's wife. She also talks about her family's move from Jerusalem to Sunnyside and the efforts to maintain their Jewish identity in New York.
    Date: Time Period: 2007-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:25519
    Description: Eva describes the history of her life. She was born and raised in Columbia. Eva was in her second year of college when she immigrated to New York. Adapting was an easy process for Eva because she was ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2007-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:25512
    Description: Eva’s mother comes from a large family which consists of eleven siblings. She notes that she’s not close with her father’s side of the family. Eva’s mother has six siblings living in New York and the ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2007-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:25522
    Description: Eva describes the positives of living in Kew Gardens. She notes that Kew Gardens didn’t change much for the last ten years. She likes that Kew Gardens is a diverse neighborhoods The blocks in Kew Gard ... More
    Authors: Jania Taylor
    Date: December 2007
    Type: Digital image
    Identifier: aql:17702
    Description: Jania Taylor holds a book, one of the items she received during her first Christmas in the United States. She isn't smiling in the photo because she had just stubbed her toe.
    Date: Time Period: 2005 - 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21691
    Description: Raquel describes the interesting experience of being in a new country. This new experience of being surrounded with people from different nationalities and cultures allowed her to know who she really ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2005 - 2016
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21696
    Description: Miguel affirms that his life has been actualized through much effort and hard work. He has become a person with clarity and purpose. He also says that since he has arrived in the United States he has ... More
    Authors: Shavetta Gupta
    Date: Time Period: 2000 - 2014
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19483
    Description: Shavetta grew up in India and moved to New York after getting married in 2002. She has been living with her in-laws in Astoria for twelve years, except for a two year period in which she lived in Coro ... More