Locations discussed: Queens, NY | Emigration and immigration
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    Date: Time Period: 2000s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22074
    Description: Aldo Falcon immigrated to New York City for better opportunities and because he had a friend living there. When Aldo first arrived in New York City, he expected it to be more luxurious than it turned ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2000s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22128
    Description: Aldo Falcon was born in Argentina and grew up in Paraguay. He was twenty-two years old when he immigrated to the United States. Throughout out the interview he talks about the differences between Unit ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1990 - 2016
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22104
    Description: Marcia Rivera was an immigrant who came to the United States in search for a better life and future. While living in the U.S., she struggles to communicate speaking English and talks about the struggl ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1990s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22085
    Description: Khanna Mastova talks about the reasons she started a non-profit organization to help advance special education students. She goes onto talk about her organization and compares the schools in the Unite ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1990s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22115
    Description: Khanna Mastova is the director for a non-profit organization called C.A.C.A.J. ( Council Aid of Central Asian Jews). She immigrated to America from Uzbekistan along with her husband in 1994. In this i ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20546
    Description: Mr. Mohan states that during the 1970's, immigration was difficult unless you were a high level working professional. Eligible family members would sponsor each other to get green cards. Now this has ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20477
    Description: Radhika and P. Ramaswamy Mohan are Indian-American members of the Ganesh Temple who are active in the Temple Committee and as a Temple Trustee, respectively. They offer rich descriptions of the temple ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1940-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:24548
    Description: Elaine talks about where her family settled after they moved from Germany. She discusses how many of them lived in Queens. The lifestyle in Queens was different from that of Manhattan in the 1940s. Th ... More
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