Jackson Heights (New York, N.Y.) | Emigration and immigration
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    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: 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
    Date: Time Period: 1999 - 2016
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21679
    Description: Pedro talks about how hard was for him to get accustomed society's rejection of discussing topic about sexuality. He felt that he experienced this rejection while he when volunteered at a non profit o ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1990 - 2000
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22084
    Description: Luna first came to the United States for education and after completing her education she planned to go back to her country but due to conflict going on back in her country she was told to stay in the ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1985 - 2016
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21698
    Description: Pedro Holguin shares his experience regarding the stereotypes that people hold in the United States hold against Colombians. Recorded in Spanish.
    Date: Time Period: 1980-2016
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21687
    Description: Sonia shares her thoughts regarding the reasons why people from Central and Latin American come to the United States. Recorded in Spanish. / Sonia comparte su idea a cerca de cuales son las razones y ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1980 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22125
    Description: Chun-Hee Kim is the youngest child born from a family of nine based in Daegu, South Korea. She has worked with in various positions at the Queens Library which she joined in 1987. She immigrated to Qu ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1950s - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:23163
    Description: Margaret Berry was born in Dublin. She attended school until age 13 and then worked in a knitwear factory, Viennese Knitwear Company. She saved money and immigrated to the United States with help of h ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1940s - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:23135
    Description: Thomas Berry was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland and came to Queens during the 40's. He describes his experience enlisting in World War II. H moved around the neighborhood of Jackson Heights multip ... More
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