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    Date: Time Period: 2018-2019
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:33872
    Description: Tanzina moved to Queens from Bangladesh. She doesn't think things are that different in Queens. She thinks that here people spend more time with there families and friends because they are less busy.
    Date: Time Period: 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:26218
    Description: Gary talks about his hopes for the future of the Queens. He hopes that Queens will become a more multicultural society where people are culturally sensitive and also accepting of other people's differ ... More
    Authors: Steven Wolfe
    Date: 2016
    Type: Essay manuscript
    Identifier: aql:33830
    Description: Steven Wolf describes growing up on 46th Street in sunnyside. He writes about his friends and some of the people who lived in the neighborhood.
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    Authors: Steven Wolfe
    Date: 2016
    Type: Essay manuscript
    Identifier: aql:33683
    Description: Steven Wolf describes four movie theaters in Sunnyside in the 1950's; he gives their locations, describes them physically, writes what types of films each showed, and talks about movies he saw and inc ... More
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    Authors: Steve Kessler
    Date: 2016
    Type: Essay manuscript
    Identifier: aql:33597
    Description: Steve Kessler writes about his childhood in Sunnyside Queens in the 1950's; he names shops, list street games the kids played, and writes about a few incidents that happened.
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    Authors: Steven Wolfe
    Date: 2016
    Type: Essay manuscript
    Identifier: aql:33686
    Description: Steven Wolfe writes about the local shops in Sunnyside in the 1950's. He describes the candy store Bonowitz's, the bar Davey Jones Locker, Rogan's grocery, the A&P, Herman Hacker the butcher, hardware ... More
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    Date: Time Period: 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:33835
    Description: Jonathan Doucette describes his time living in East Harlem, and how its neighborhoods are distinguished by locally-owned businesses.
    Date: Time Period: 2012 - 2014
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21092
    Description: Ekta Kaur currently resides in a house in Richmond Hill. She lives with her in laws and her husband. There is a large Sikh community in Richmond Hill. There are a lot of people that speak Punjabi and ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2011.0
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18765
    Description: Elizabet Flores' party store, La Bomboniera Marylu, has a lot of suppliers to deliver to her many different customers, such as Greek Orthodox and Ecuadorian people. She describes her favorite product ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2011
    Subject: Neighborhoods
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:33985
    Description: Keri loves Astoria, the people, the shops and everything else
    Date: Time Period: 2009-2009
    Subject: Neighborhoods
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18168
    Description: John Millus, or as he introduces himself "The Mayor of Skillman Avenue" has lived in Sunnyside since the mid-nineties. A self-proclaimed community watchdog/helper/networker in his mid-sixties, John is ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2009
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18295
    Description: Gabriela Bararata works as a hostess at a Greek Diner. She is from Cuba and started living in Sunnyside three years ago. She is very proud of her neighborhood. One morning, she was reading New York Ma ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2009
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18184
    Description: Gabriela Bararata works as a hostess at a Greek Diner. She is from Cuba and started living in Sunnyside three years ago. She is very proud of her neighborhood. One morning, she was reading New York Ma ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2009
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18334
    Description: Isabel's doctoral thesis combines her two main interests, traveling and low-income housing. She recently spent three months in Bogotá, Colombia, interviewing key stakeholders of low-income housing, i ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2009
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18293
    Description: "Leaving the neighborhood was a measure of success and it was really difficult for me to accept that I had to come back."� Isabel Cuervo has lived in Sunnyside since she was six, but had to travel hal ... More