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Date: Time Period: 1980 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20584
Description: Susie Lee discusses her parents' ties to their neighborhood in Flushing, including the Korean church they attend. They live in the same one bedroom apartment where they raised Susie and her brother, a ... More
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965; 1975
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18398
Description: Gary Savage describes the Parker and Pet exhibit, where he got two pen-pals, one from Holland and one from Japan. This sparked a lifelong interest in Japan for him and he continued to study it as he g ... More
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18423
Description: Philip Sohn has a vivid memory of the 1964 World's Fair. He attended a baseball game at the Polo Grounds and went to the Fair after the game. The highlights for him included the Unisphere, the Sinclai ... More
Date: Time Period: 1964
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18410
Description: Susan Bennett discusses how excited she was to visit the Ferris wheel at the 1964 World's Fair because her father worked for U.S. Rubber, the company that created the giant tire Ferris wheel. She desc ... More
Date: Time Period: 1962 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20648
Description: Ms. Blunnie describes changes in the Sunnyside neighborhood. There is a Wendy's fast food restaurant on Queens Boulevard between Locust and 45th streets. This site used to be owned by a family who bui ... More
Authors: John Riccardelli
Date: Time Period: 1940; 1970
Subject: Collectibles
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18367
Description: John Riccardelli describes how he began collecting World's Fair artifacts. He found his brother's stuff from the World's Fair in the early 1970's. He was in high school at the time but realized that h ... More
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