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Date: Time Period: 2011.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18710
Description: Father and son, Abdel and Ahmed Farghaly, often go to different bakeries or shops for breakfast together on Sundays in their Astoria neighborhood. Abdel discusses how the neighborhood has greatly impr ... More
Date: Time Period: 2010.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20641
Description: Laura Paccione voices her frustration with the increasing number of shops in Flushing that do not display any signage in English. She feels this practice makes the neighborhood less welcoming and disc ... More
Authors: Shavetta Gupta
Date: Time Period: 2000s & 2010s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19495
Description: Shavetta and her family set up a temple in their own home for the holiday Diwali. They have prayers, offer sweets, and light diyas for this festival. She gives offerings for her children and husband's ... More
Date: Time Period: ca. 1981
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34060
Description: Erna Hernandez Barenio' s family frequented a lot of house parties, where people took turns hosting holiday parties. There was also a roller skating rink between 70th and 71st street in Woodside, that ... More
Date: Time Period: 1980-2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18804
Description: Dale Arthur discusses his frustration with life in NYC, and talks about ways to improve it.
Date: Time Period: 1960s; 1970s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22251
Description: David Kass talks about his favorite places as a child, such as the Queensboro Bridge, which he wasn't allowed to cross. He also went to the Bronx Zoo almost every week because his parents grew up in t ... More
Date: Time Period: 1950s - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18495
Description: Susan McMahon came to America by plane. She came by herself to Woodside to her uncle’s at 58th Street by Roosevelt Ave. Her uncle’s wife Mary had a job waiting for Susan, doing housework in the City. ... More
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