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    Date: Time Period: 2016 - 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21669
    Description: Wilson expresses his concern about America's explicit rejection of immigrant culture and societies. He considers this recent anti-immigrant rhetoric to be the result of manipulation and disinformation ... More
    Date: 2009
    Subject: Immigrants
    Type: digital image
    Identifier: aql:18107
    Description: ““I think they chose it by accident. It must have sounded like a lovely name.” Having escaped the Soviet occupation in Estonia, Liivia Westervelt immigrated to America via Germany and Czechoslovakia a ... More
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    Date: Time Period: 2007-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:25519
    Description: Eva describes the history of her life. She was born and raised in Columbia. Eva was in her second year of college when she immigrated to New York. Adapting was an easy process for Eva because she was ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2007-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:25512
    Description: Eva’s mother comes from a large family which consists of eleven siblings. She notes that she’s not close with her father’s side of the family. Eva’s mother has six siblings living in New York and the ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2007-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:25522
    Description: Eva describes the positives of living in Kew Gardens. She notes that Kew Gardens didn’t change much for the last ten years. She likes that Kew Gardens is a diverse neighborhoods The blocks in Kew Gard ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2001 - 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21666
    Description: Wilson explains that he originally often found himself in embarrassing encounters in the United States because of his difficulty with the English language. One time he had a problem locating an addres ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2001 - 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21683
    Description: Wilson explains the differences between the relationships that Americans cultivate and relationships that Latin-Americans cultivate. He states that a person who learns fluent English can make easier c ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1980 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20553
    Description: Susie Lee was born in Flushing, Queens to Korean parents. She recalls her experiences growing up in the neighborhood in the 1990's. Because she attended school from 7th-12th grade in Manhattan, she di ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1980 - 1990's
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34374
    Description: Candice's family used to get a large groups together for holidays and birthdays.
    Date: Time Period: 1980's
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34376
    Description: All of Candice's school teachers were white, except for Ms. Thom, who was Asian. She loved all her teachers.
    Date: Time Period: 1980s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34373
    Description: Queens was a very important place for Candice and her family. They had a Filipino community, however, when she came back to NY she never thought about moving to Queens.
    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2289
    Description: Sitron was seventeen and had just arrived from Puerto Rico when he visited the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. He was impressed by the immensity of the fairgrounds, the variety of murals and sculptur ... More
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    Date: Time Period: 1972 - 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34377
    Description: NYC Filipino experience is different than in California. Being an immigrant now is different than it was in the 70's, when people came for jobs and were able to bring their families. The situation for ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1972 - 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34375
    Description: Candice Sering, a Filipino American, was born in Manhattan, New York. Her family moved to Flushing, Queens when she was one years old. In this interview, she talks about what it was like growing up in ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1972 - 1973
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34369
    Description: Linda speaks about what kind of hardship she must have faced when she was pregnant with her daughter. Linda was living in Elmhurst as a roommate and was kicked out because the roommate did not want to ... More