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Date: Time Period: 2009-2009
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18168
Description: John Millus, or as he introduces himself "The Mayor of Skillman Avenue" has lived in Sunnyside since the mid-nineties. A self-proclaimed community watchdog/helper/networker in his mid-sixties, John is ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18160
Description: Anna Thea Bridge is a litigation attorney. Anna often works long, stressful hours. But on the weekends she puts on her beekeeper's suit and climbs to the roof, where she moves thoughtfully and slowly ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18305
Description: Anna Thea Bridge is a beekeeper. The most important thing in beekeeping is keeping the queen bee happy. This year she has a blue dot on her back so she can easily be spotted.
Date: Time Period: 2009
Subject: Bees | Beekeepers
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18189
Description: Anna Thea Bridge is a litigation attorney. Anna often works long, stressful hours. But on the weekends she puts on her beekeeper's suit and climbs to the roof, where she moves thoughtfully and slowly ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18301
Description: Bill has lived in Sunnyside for 60 years. Bill's favorite thing about Sunnyside is the diversity of the people. "It used to be German and Irish," he says. "Now it's Spanish, Asian - Filipino, Indian - ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18114
Description: Bill has lived in Sunnyside for 60 years. Bill's favorite thing about Sunnyside is the diversity of the people. Here he dicussed what he does in Sunnyside.
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18175
Description: Christian talks about being a reporter for Sunnyside while living there. Christian talks about a large fire on 42nd Street that other news outlets failed to report and about his blogging obsession. Th ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18231
Description: Christian talks about being a reporter for Sunnyside while living there. He discusses how came to Sunnyside, how he gathers news from all over the neighborhood. He also talks about how much time he de ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18314
Description: "This is my neighborhood. I want to know what's going on. Everyone needs to know what's going on." Each day Christian Murray takes his two Boston Terriers on a long walk through Sunnyside. He carries ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Subject: Courtship | Judaism | Parks
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18093
Description: Chumi talks about how she met her husband and their courtship. She talks about how the process usually goes among Jewish people. This clip was originally posted on the Sunnyside Sound Project web site ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18336
Description: Chumi talks about the responsibilities of being a rabbi's wife. She also talks about her family's move from Jerusalem to Sunnyside and the efforts to maintain their Jewish identity in New York.
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18345
Description: Cosmos talks about a time when he started playing music to the rhythm of a pedestrian's walking stride. He then gives his interviewer Sabine a demonstration of how he does it. This clip was originally ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Subject: Sufism | Music | Technology
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18238
Description: A musician and Sunnyside resident for 25 years, Cosmos considers Sunnyside a "little oasis in the middle of New York." He discusses his music, technology, Sufism, and the comforts of home.
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18207
Description: On a recent Friday at noon Cosmos sat on a milk crate in front of Red Wing Shoes on Queens Boulevard. Dressed in colorful African garments, he alternated between playing drums, maracas, the flute and ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18129
Description: Diane Kolack talks about what community supported agriculture (CSA) is. She talks about how beneficial the CSA is for her, her community, and the farmers. This clip was originally posted on the Sunnys ... More