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Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21678
Description: Adelina talks about the struggle Hispanic people face, especially Mexicans in this country. They work hard for their own success and their relationships with one another. Recorded in Spanish. / Adelin ... More
Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21694
Description: Ysmeria shares the process of becoming a business administrator and an economist. She relays her personal opinion that every person is strong in some subjects and these strengths helps shape a person' ... More
Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21672
Description: Ysmeria Jerez gives us a beautiful reflection about life and its tribulations. She explains that even though life can be difficult, people have to look for alternatives and ways to overcome obstacles. ... More
Date: Time Period: 2016 - 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21699
Description: Adelina reveals in this interview her will to learn and study in order to reach her dream to obtain a better paying job. Recorded in Spanish. / Adelina muestra como su voluntad de aprender la esta lle ... More
Date: Time Period: 2016 - 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21669
Description: Wilson expresses his concern about America's explicit rejection of immigrant culture and societies. He considers this recent anti-immigrant rhetoric to be the result of manipulation and disinformation ... More
Date: Time Period: 2016
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22142
Description: Catherine Gifford talks about the changes that she has seen from the past to the present especially in the Rockaway neighborhood.
Date: Time Period: 2014 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21682
Description: Manuel describes an unique situation that came to pass one day when he was working at a restaurant in New York. He states that he was praying to God for a signal that can make clear for him if should ... More
Date: Time Period: 2013 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21695
Description: Manuel reveals his perspective about the city of New York, and mentions that it looks a lot like his native country, Peru, which is not much missed by him since here its gastronomy and traditions rema ... More
Date: Time Period: 2010 - 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21670
Description: Ysmeria identifies neither as American or Dominican. She was born in the United States, where she believes she is considered Dominican rather than an American. This is well contrasted to how she would ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22105
Description: Father Christopher Piasta discusses the recent immigration from South East Asia and the Middle East to Jamaica, Queens. He also talks about the merging of cultures that is catalyzed by Jamaica's proxi ... More
Date: Time Period: 2005 - 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21676
Description: Raquel reflects on her personal decision to come to the United States while leaving her family back in Colombia. She reveals that she has deep feeling about her situation and that she often thinks if ... More
Date: Time Period: 2005 - 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21691
Description: Raquel describes the interesting experience of being in a new country. This new experience of being surrounded with people from different nationalities and cultures allowed her to know who she really ... More
Date: Time Period: 2005 - 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21684
Description: Raquel describes the differences between her jobs in Colombia and her new job in this country as waitress. The latter gave her a lot of memorable experiences and taught her to see work here with a new ... More
Date: Time Period: 2005 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21701
Description: Miguel describes Woodside as a very quiet place where he can walk freely, feel safe, and not be worried about life. He opines that Woodside is developing and improving. Recorded in Spanish. / Miguel e ... More
Date: Time Period: 2004 - 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21668
Description: Sergio describes when he was introduced to the tenets of Buddhism at the age of thirteen and how "Buddhism' became more than just a word for him. Sergio's neighbor invited him to his first Buddhist me ... More