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Date: Time Period: 1985 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23167
Description: Zuzanna Tyszka was born in Poland but moved to the U.S. at the age of 14, settling with her family in Flushing. She enjoyed growing up and attending school in the bustling, multicultural neighborhood ... More
Date: Time Period: 1980-2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21547
Description: Before Daniel Dromm was elected to office as a New York City Council Member, he was a public school teacher. He shares his beliefs about the importance of LGBT education in schools, the role of teache ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970-2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21546
Description: Daniel Dromm speaks to the diversity and constantly shifting ethnicities of Jackson Heights, the community he represents as a New York City Council Member and calls home.
Date: Time Period: 1970s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21545
Description: Daniel Dromm recalls Jackson Heights' gay culture in the 1970's when he would visit bars like The Alley and enjoyed the sense of community he felt there in an era when bars were the only meeting place ... More
Date: Time Period: 1968 - 1970
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20486
Description: Laurie Greenwald was in the 6th grade in 1968 and remembers being acutely aware of the Vietnam War and of the struggles at home in the Civil Rights movement. Instead of attending the middle school acr ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20628
Description: Laurie Greenwald attended elementary school during the 1960's at PS 117 and later sent her two daughters there as well. She describes how the ethnic populations changed a great deal in the time betwee ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960 - 2012
Subject: United Nations
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20561
Description: Ms. Greenwald moved to Parkway Village in the early 1960's when she was five years old. The development was originally build as housing for workers at the United Nations when it was located at Lake Su ... More
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