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Date: Time Period: circa 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20530
Description: Marilyn Reichstein graduated from college in 1963 with a fine arts degree. She returned to Flushing and lived with her parents while she tried to make enough money to move. She was not happy living in ... More
Date: Time Period: 1953.0
Subject: Art | Contests | Artists | Girl Scouts
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20620
Description: Eventually becoming an artist and musician, Marilyn Reichstein grew up taking painting and music lessons. Through the Girl Scouts she submitted paintings to art contests, and won prizes. Marilyn revie ... More
Date: Time Period: 1950s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20575
Description: Marilyn Reichstein describes growing up in Flushing in the 1950's as a time when children had more independence than today. A young person's social life revolved around the local neighborhood, school, ... More
Date: Time Period: 1943 - 2011
Subject: Dwellings | Families
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20510
Description: Marilyn Reichstein describes the exterior and interior of her childhood home, which still stands today. Her grandmother lived on the third floor and six people shared one bathroom.
Date: Time Period: 1943 - 1959
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20567
Description: Marilyn Reichstein's father was a member of Temple Gates of Prayer in downtown Flushing. He helped found the Flushing Jewish Center on Northern Boulevard and 170th Street, which is now a Chinese churc ... More
Date: Time Period: 1943 - 1945
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20650
Description: Marilyn Reichstein describes how during WWII, her neighbor Mr. Malcomson allowed everyone in the neighborhood to plant victory gardens in a vacant lot he owned. The lot was located across the street f ... More
Date: Time Period: 1933 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20468
Description: Marilyn Reichstein, nee Albin, grew up in Flushing, New York in the 1950's. She was a member of the Girl Scouts and an aspiring artist, later becoming a professional graphic designer working in New Yo ... More
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