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Date: Time Period: 1946 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20623
Description: Mr. Vilensky describes getting an apartment in Woodside in 1946, through his sister-in-law's father who worked in the building. It was 3-room apartment rented for $53 a month. He then bought a house i ... More
Date: Time Period: 1946 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20583
Description: Mrs. Verano talks about where she lived after moving from Colombia to the U.S. She first moved to Crescent Street in Astoria, November 30,1965 and lived with her cousin. She got a job at Graceline, br ... More
Date: Time Period: 1946 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20581
Description: Jenny Verano came to Queens from Colombia in 1964 and moved to Woodside 43 years ago. Abe Vilensky first moved to Woodside around 1946, subsequently moved to Bayside to raise his kids, and returned to ... More
Date: Time Period: 1920 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20570
Description: Looking forward to her 95th birthday in August, 2011, Gertrude McDonald shares some memories from a lifetime of activity in Sunnyside, Queens. She moved as a little girl in 1923 to one of the first la ... More
Date: Time Period: 1920s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20470
Description: In 1923, Mrs. McDonald's family moved to Sunnyside from Yorkville where most of the apartments were cold water flats. In this clip, she describes living in those old cold water flats. Her family's Sun ... More
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