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Date: Time Period: 2018-2019
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33874
Description: Tanzina Khan Snigdha moved to Queens, New York from Bangladesh with her family in October 2018. The family all live together in Jamaica, with the exception of her oldest brother, who lives in Minnesot ... More
Date: Time Period: 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20870
Description: The Burial Ground Conservancy has documentation from the state saying the site qualifies for federal status since Indians of North America are buried there. The Conservancy's goals right now are corre ... More
Date: Time Period: 2014-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27553
Description: Heidi Woolever talks about her move to Queens in 2014 from Brooklyn. She is a farmer at Edgemere Farm, Far Rockaway. She discusses her experience in the two boroughs; her farm and herbal company, Rock ... More
Date: Time Period: 2014-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27552
Description: Heidi Woolever discusses neighborhood activities in Edgemere. She notes that there is no central place for gathering. Heidi also talks about the beach and that parts of it are closed off to protect th ... More
Date: Time Period: 2014-2018
Subject: Transportation | Buses | Vans
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27554
Description: Heidi Woolever mentions that she usually drives or bikes to get around. Her family lives in Brooklyn, so she goes there a lot. She discusses the ferry as a great option to travel from Queens to Brookl ... More
Date: Time Period: 2014-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33712
Description: Heidi Woolever moved to Queens in 2014 from Brooklyn. She is a farmer at Edgemere Farm, Far Rockaway. She discusses her experience in the two boroughs; her farm and herbal company, Rockaway Herbs.
Date: Time Period: 2000-2016
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:24551
Description: Pushpalatha talks about moving to Flushing and her impressions of the neighborhood. She discusses her life in India and her life in Flushing, highlighting the differences. She also mentions adjustment ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000-2016
Subject: Technology
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:24550
Description: Pushpalatha mentions the changes that she notices in New York from the time she moved to the city in 2000 to what it is present day. She talks about the improvement with transportation and the educati ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000-2016
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33713
Description: Pushpalatha Bhat has been in the New York Queens area for the past 17 years. In this interview, Pushpalatha reflects on her first moments of touching down on U.S. soil, changes that have occurred, mom ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25252
Description: George discusses his impressions and experiences in Queens. He discusses his fondness for waterfronts, nature and open spaces. He likes to visit Howard Beach and Alley Pond. George also worked for the ... More
Date: Time Period: 1990s-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27418
Description: Greg Stein discusses his involvement with the Queens LBGTQ community, from the Queens Pride Parade to the Aids Center.
Date: Time Period: 1990s-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27415
Description: Greg Stein talks about how having friends with HIV motivated him to become involved in activism for the LGBTQ community and HIV/AIDS. He also talks about how it was for people with HIV/AIDS before 199 ... More
Date: Time Period: 1990s-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27416
Description: Greg Stein talks about the various groups that march in the Pride Parade in Queens: the Lesbian Gay Democratic Club of Queens, politicians such as Melinda Katz, public schools and religious organizati ... More
Date: Time Period: 1990s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20871
Description: Mandingo Tshaka explains how he initially became aware of and involved in the issues surrounding Martins Field and its history as a burial ground, in the early 1990s.
Date: Time Period: 1980s-2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25251
Description: George discusses his observations about the population changes in Queens over the past 20 years. For example, he notes that Springfield Gardens (Jamaica) used to be a predominantly African American ne ... More