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Date: Time Period: November 8, 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21220
Description: Marisa Gray who was born in Trinidad but lives in Queens now describes her food traditions in Trinidad and how they translate in Queens.
Date: Time Period: 2000-2015
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33804
Description: Leo Torres talks about what he enjoys most in New York City.
Date: Time Period: 2000-2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33786
Description: Valentina talks about her experience as an immigrant finally feeling at home in Queens.
Date: Time Period: 1976 - 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19998
Description: One of Cynthia Horner's first interviews at Right On! magazine was with Michael Jackson. They were both shy and nervous people so they got along really well. His father asked her to come over to their ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19999
Description: A lot of hip hop stars now have TV shows, which is a very significant thing in the industry today. Back in the 1970s, hip hop songs were just party music. Now it's a movement that has been embraced ev ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19996
Description: Cynthia Horner is the Editor in Chief of Hip Hop Weekly Magazine. In this interview, she discusses how her love of reading and her interest in journalism led her into the field. She also talks about g ... More
Date: Time Period: 1965 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19355
Description: Jim Gast visited the 1964 or 1965 Fair for one day as a four or five year old child. He was very impressed by the "dark rides" such as Futurama, which started with prehistoric times leading up to the ... More
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19397
Description: Al Musaffi worked at the World's Fair while also studying nearby at Queens College as an undergraduate. During the 1964 season he worked at the New York State Pavilion, and in 1965 at the Chrysler Pav ... More
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20442
Description: James Wynne discusses technology at the World's Fair, including speech recognition at the IBM Pavilion, rockets at the New York Hall of Science and picture phones at the AT&T Pavilion.
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19396
Description: Al Musaffi worked at the World's Fair while also studying nearby at Queens College as an undergraduate. During the 1964 season he worked at the New York State Pavilion, and in 1965 at the Chrysler Pav ... More
Authors: Brett Kaufman
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19373
Description: Brett Kaufman visited the 1964-1965 Fair with his family as a 10 year old. He is a collector of artifacts from the Fair, including 300 postcards. He visited the Futurama exhibition and the US Pavilion ... More
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18476
Description: Traveling to the World's Fair from Borough Park, and their other relationships with Flushing Meadows, as children and as adults.
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18477
Description: Clare Lovett and Jane Zucker have been friends for fifty years, and visited the 1964-1965 Fair as teenagers. They discuss the new freedom to attend the Fair without their parents, experiencing new foo ... More
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19314
Description: David Angus describes the rides at the 1964-1965 World's Fair, especially the Disney, Pepsi Cola, and General Motors exhibitions.
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19385
Description: David Angus was born in 1957 and visited the 1964-1965 several times as a child. In this interview, he describes his visits and his later engagement with the legacies of the Fair through art. He discu ... More