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Date: Time Period: 2010.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18676
Description: Giuseppe Falco describes his Astoria community as devoted, tight-knit, and very art oriented. Ten years ago, the neighborhood was very different, however it always community oriented. Individuals knew ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009 - 2015
Subject: Teachers | Education
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19534
Description: Thara Madathody talks about teaching kids in New York after teaching adults in India. She is passionate about teaching children because they are the new generation. She talks about the way elders trai ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18342
Description: Sherry Gamlin has organized the Sunnyside Shorts Film Festival since 2007. In the past, the short film festival has drawn an audience of over 200 people and submissions from all over the world. "We ha ... More
Date: Time Period: ca. 1990
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34031
Description: Randy talks about his experience growing up in the 80s. He talks about his parent's attempts at making his life easier and safer by driving him around. He mentions being a Catholic school kid versus a ... More
Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2011
Subject: Songs, Yiddish
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22241
Description: Ethyl Haber sings the Yiddish song," Tumbalalaika". This was a song her father used to sing to her as a young girl. After the she sings the song, she translates some of the lyrics.
Date: Time Period: 1930 - 1945
Subject: Ethnic relations
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20499
Description: Donald Hirschhorn reflects on the ethnic diversity of the neighborhood where he grew up in Queens Village in the 1930s and 1940s. Chinese, Japanese, German, and Jewish families all got along despite g ... More
Date: Time Period: 1920 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20485
Description: Mrs. McDonald relates how in 1968, the women she worked with to protest the construction of a narcotics center wanted to nominate her for district assembly. They sent a letter out to Democratic county ... More
Date: Time Period: 1920 - 1935
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20548
Description: Mary Kaiser describes growing up with her aunt and uncle in the Waldheim neighborhood in Flushing. Her mother passed away when she was a very young child, but her father lived nearby on the same prope ... More
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