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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
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