Cultural pluralism | Jackson Heights (New York, N.Y.)
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    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: 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: 1960s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19359
    Description: When she was growing up in the 1960s, Teri Graham's block was on the border of Jackson Heights (predominantly white) and Corona (predominantly black). She got along just fine with all of her white nei ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1924-1995
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:28999
    Description: The biggest change Austin noticed in the community over time, was the increase in diversity. He says this is what “built America”. Mr. Armistead was the pastor for Community United Methodist Church in ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1920s-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:33801
    Description: Jo Humphrey talks about how the diversity and nightlife adds to the unique qualities and culture that make up Jackson Heights.
    Date: Time Period: 1920s-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:33781
    Description: Jo Humphrey discusses real estate discrimination, increased diversity, LGBT history, drugs and crime and the controversy over the 82nd street/37th ave building.
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