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    Date: April 25, 2015
    Type: Digital image
    Identifier: aql:18501
    Description: Patsy Kearney has been living in New York since she came to the States from Ireland in1960. She came to America because of her father’s health. She first lived in downtown Manhattan before moving to W ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1963 - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18496
    Description: Patsy talks about how she met her husband Patrick, and about how good they were at dancing. She also recalls their road trips to Florida.
    Date: Time Period: 1963 - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18500
    Description: Patsy wants her grandchildren to stay connected to their Irish heritage. She talks about how much her grandchildren like Ireland, but how hard it is to schedule trips to the country now that they've g ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1963 - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18499
    Description: Patsy Kearney talks about her life in Ireland and moving to America. She talks about how she met her husband, her children, and her grandchildren. Recorded for the Queens College Irish Studies Oral Hi ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18075
    Description: Mary and Timothy O'Sullivan - Mary talks about her traveling to America from Ireland by boat because her family was scared of plane crashes. She talks about how when she arrived in New York she had tr ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18071
    Description: Mary talks about her first years living in Queens. She recalls her first job at an electric manufacturing company in Long Island, and talks about how she worked in the morning and then went to school ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18494
    Description: Patsy talks about she came to America because of her father's health. She and her family lived in her sister's house in Lower Manhattan and then moved to Woodside. She discusses her first job at Schra ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1950s - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18495
    Description: Susan McMahon came to America by plane. She came by herself to Woodside to her uncle’s at 58th Street by Roosevelt Ave. Her uncle’s wife Mary had a job waiting for Susan, doing housework in the City. ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1950s - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18498
    Description: [Full Interview] Susan McMahon, an Irish immigrant who came by plane by herself, grew up in a family of 11. She lived in Woodside and did housework in the city for a living. She then moved to the Bron ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1948 - 1955
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18072
    Description: Timothy and Mary met at the Catskills Mountain. They were staying at a recreation hall and Timothy liked to dance with tall people so he picked Mary. Six months after, they got engaged and married. Th ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1939 -2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18073
    Description: Mary and Timothy O'Sullivan talk about their respective trips back to Ireland. It was a long journey for both of them.
    Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18074
    Description: Mary talks about how much she danced when she lived in Woodside. She tells a story of how she and her friends once found themselves dancing up a storm at the Queensboro Plaza train station in the midd ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18076
    Description: Mary and Timothy O’Sullivan talk about their respective journeys in immigrating to New York. Mary talks about growing up on a small farm on Ireland and coming to America by boat. She talks about all t ... More
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