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Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25478
Description: Edgar Roman compares the way of life in his home city of Medellin, Colombia, with that of his new home, New York City.
Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25490
Description: Edgar Roman discusses the challenges of adapting to a new language.
Date: Time Period: 2017
Subject: Families | Friendship
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25480
Description: Edgar Roman describes how he keeps in touch with friends and family in Colombia now that he's living in New York.
Date: Time Period: 2017
Subject: Ambition
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25477
Description: Edgar Roman reflects on what he hopes to achieve after relocating to New York City from Medellin, Colombia.
Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25487
Description: Solange Baptiste describes the traditional Haitian foods served for New Year's Day and Ancestors' Day, January 1 and 2.
Date: Time Period: 1980s-2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25482
Description: Solange Baptiste describes how she initially feared moving to the United States, but has made a beautiful life here.
Date: Time Period: 1980s-2017
Subject: Gardens
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25483
Description: Ying Zhou recalls how the beautiful gardens in Middle Village inspired her and her husband to buy a home there.
Date: Time Period: 1980s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25488
Description: Solange Baptiste recalls the first time she saw the bright lights of the New York City skyline when she moved here from Haiti.
Date: Time Period: 1980s
Subject: Baking
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25491
Description: Solange Baptiste explains the difficulties she had baking when she first arrived in New York.
Date: Time Period: 1970s-2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25486
Description: Sharlene Chou describes the views of Manhattan from the high-rise Confucius Plaza Apartments in Chinatown.
Date: Time Period: 1970s-2017
Subject: Families | Communication
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25484
Description: Sharlene Chou reflects on how her extended family has grown and changed over the years since she has moved to the U.S.
Date: Time Period: 1970s-2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25479
Description: Ying Zhou describes the incredible energy she feels is unique to New York City.
Date: Time Period: 1970s-2017
Subject: Autonomy
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25485
Description: Ying Zhou discusses how personal choice is much more of a factor in the U.S. than in China.
Date: Time Period: 1970s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25481
Description: Sharlene Chou discusses the circumstances under which she left China for the United States.
Date: Time Period: 1970s
Subject: Food
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25492
Description: Sharlene Chou recalls the unfamiliar foods she encountered in the U.S., including salad dressing.