Locations discussed: Jackson Heights, Queens, NY | Jackson Heights (New York, N.Y.)
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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: October 2011
    Type: Wild sound recording
    Identifier: aql:23184
    Description: Daniel Agudelo created this sound recording for a sound production class. Daniel walked up and down Roosevelt Avenue between 72nd and 90th Streets in Jackson Heights, capturing the sounds of people, v ... 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: 2003 - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19536
    Description: Thara Madathody describes the appearance and people of Jackson Heights where she owns a home. She especially likes Roosevelt Avenue because it is a public transportation hub and close to both airports ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2000 - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19533
    Description: Thara Madathody is an Indian immigrant who moved to the US in 2003 after getting married. She never really had any ideas of what America was like. She learned about the World Trade Center in school in ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2000s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22154
    Description: Luna Ranjit talks about the start of Adhikaar and how it began. Luna lived in Staten Island before moving to Jackson Heights. She talks about how hard it was in the beginning of Adhikaar and how it gr ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2000s
    Subject: Neighborhoods
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22117
    Description: Luna Ranjit discusses the different communities in Jackson Heights such as the Nepali, Tibetan, and Bengali communities. She also talks about how different restaurants determine the communities that l ... 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: circa 1995 - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19532
    Description: Thara Madathody is an Indian immigrant who moved to the US in 2003 after getting married. She talks about her education and upbringing in India, as well as the beauty of Jackson Heights, where she has ... 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: 1990s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22065
    Description: Chun-Hee is personally drawn to the Queens Library in her neighborhood after one of her daughters calls it "her friend's library".
    Date: Time Period: 1986-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:26216
    Description: Gary Paul Gilbert was born in 1958 in Lewiston, Maine. In 1990, he and his husband, Murdoch to Jackson Heights, Queens, New York. Gary still lives in the same building. Murdoch died in August 2017. Ga ... 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: 1980s-2018
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:33729
    Description: Organizing in Jackson Heights has been a challenge for Tina to identify with the mostly hispanic community.