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Date: Time Period: 2018-2019
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33871
Description: Tanzina really like the food at Sagar Chinese in Jamaica, Queens. She especicially loves the chicken lolipops.
Date: Time Period: 2018-2019
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33872
Description: Tanzina moved to Queens from Bangladesh. She doesn't think things are that different in Queens. She thinks that here people spend more time with there families and friends because they are less busy.
Date: Time Period: 2017-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:28973
Description: Advocacy for immigration reform started to regain urgency during the President Bush Jr. administration. The Haitian community hoped for a serious strengthening of the system under the next administrat ... More
Date: Time Period: 2017
Subject: Writing
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33999
Description: Chae Blount talks about his inspiration and the writing process.
Date: Time Period: 2017
Subject: Writing
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33998
Description: Chae Blount is a budding author and talks about how he started writing and what has taught him the most.
Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:26218
Description: Gary talks about his hopes for the future of the Queens. He hopes that Queens will become a more multicultural society where people are culturally sensitive and also accepting of other people's differ ... More
Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33991
Description: Karen Taylor Bass wrote her first book was to help people who were trying to learn how to promote themselves, one of the hardest things for creative people to do.
Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34007
Description: Patricia spoke about how neighbor were like and spoke about what ethnicity lives in her neighborhood. They all get along so well; she also talks about other portion of Whitestone shared with other cit ... More
Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34006
Description: Patricia spoke about how the houses in the neighborhood is starting to change. Back then, the neighborhood is filled with little houses, now there are starting to become like little castles/mansions.
Date: Time Period: 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19994
Description: J. Alexander Martin gives his opinion on clothing, expression, identity.
Date: Time Period: 2015 - 2016
Subject: Taxicab drivers
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22095
Description: For Muneeb Siddiqui, being a chauffeur was a lot different than driving a cab. You can randomly pick up people and your company gives you clients. You also need to dress and act more professionally. H ... More
Date: Time Period: 2014 - 2015
Subject: Taxicab drivers
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22139
Description: While driving a yellow cab, Muneeb Siddiqui worked from 5 pm through 6 am. He got to explore his own city and knowing how to get from one borough to another. He knows Queens and Manhattan like the bac ... More
Date: Time Period: 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21261
Description: Gjeva Celaj talks about Albanian neighborhoods in New York City and the types of food she gets in these places. She describes her family of origin's dietary and healing practices from her childhood in ... More
Date: Time Period: 2011 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22116
Description: Jamaica Residence is a non-cooking facility. A lot of the private shelters are regular apartments. You're not allowed to have hot places. Janet Miles and her family have been in the Jamaica Residence ... More
Date: Time Period: 2010 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19990
Description: J. Alexander Martin tlaks about the black lives matter activism and black people not having their own identity like Asians, Latin and Jewish people.