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Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20572
Description: Chris Shand speaks generally about the ethnic diversity in Queens county and then touches on a difficulty it raises in hospitals. He describes the expensive translations services that hospitals are re ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20512
Description: Chris Shand works the 4pm to midnight shift at the Flushing Hospital where his wife also works as a nurse. He grew up in Richmond Hill, Queens in a middle class neighborhood and later lived in upstate ... More
Date: Time Period: 1947 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20500
Description: Wally Rosenthal remarks that growing up, his neighbors were largely of European descent. He considers the integration of Christian and Jewish families significant in the neighborhood since at the time ... 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: 1941 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20652
Description: Nettie Stewart moved with her parents from South Carolina in 1941 to Jamaica, Queens where her father worked as a minister for the African Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1951, Nettie and her husband m ... More
Date: Time Period: 1913 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20489
Description: Walter "Wally" Rosenthal was born and raised in Flushing, Queens. In 1941, his parents moved from Jackson Heights to the home he grew up in. He moved with his family from Brooklyn back to his parent's ... More
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