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Date: Time Period: 2012.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20615
Description: Daniel Karatzas summarizes the attractions of living in Jackson Heights, highlighting the quality of its buildings, its landmarked historic district, good public transportation, and ethnic and economi ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18200
Description: As a Con Ed employee, Frederico "Fred" Robles has the opportunity to go into many different homes to take monthly meter readings. He is exposed to foreign cultures and gets a peek at people's basement ... More
Date: Time Period: 1985 - 2012
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22146
Description: Maria speaks why she feels at ease visiting the different stores and restaurants in Jackson Heights. She goes in depth into describing the foot traffic in these areas and she describes in detail why s ... More
Date: Time Period: 1982-2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18292
Description: Ata Sheikh became the owner of Skillman Grocery and Deli 28 years ago. This clip was originally posted on the Sunnyside Sound Project web site.
Date: Time Period: 1980s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19869
Description: In 1985 Ralph attended a pioneering rap concert called Fresh Fest which featured many notable local hip-hop artist such as LL Cool J and Grandmaster Flash. Later Mr. McDaniels produced Fresh Fest on t ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970s
Subject: Hip-hop | Basketball | Music
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19867
Description: Ralph McDaniels talks about how his uncle took him to a place called Re-Speech during his childhood, where people would have fun, dance, and party. Ralph also talks about his music equipment and how i ... More
Date: Time Period: 1962 - 1980
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20604
Description: Laura Paccione recalls going to Mets baseball games at Shea Stadium with her family in the 1960s and 70s. Bleacher tickets cost around $1, and sometimes were free with milk carton coupons.
Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20608
Description: Mr. Gorman discusses how he met his wife at Grossinger's Resort in the Catskills. He wanted to go to the resort even though it was booked. His friend who was going to Swan Lake suggested he come anywa ... More
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