Flushing (New York, N.Y.)
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    Authors: Rudy Hartmann
    Date: March 6, 2016
    Subject: Cemeteries
    Type: Digital image
    Identifier: aql:18618
    Description: The gate and signage at the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground.
    Authors: Rudy Hartmann
    Date: March 6, 2016
    Subject: Cemeteries
    Type: Digital image
    Identifier: aql:18605
    Description: The memorial plaque installed at the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground.
    Authors: Rudy Hartmann
    Date: March 6, 2016
    Subject: Cemeteries
    Type: Digital image
    Identifier: aql:18572
    Description: New York City Parks Department sign at the entrance of the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground.
    Date: November 26, 1927
    Subject: Cemeteries
    Type: black and white print; black and white negative; digital images
    Identifier: aql:13437
    Description: Parsons and Bowne family cemetery. The stones visible are all from 19th and early 20th century. The remains were reinterred in Flushing Cemetery in 1927.
    Date: May 24, 2016
    Type: Epemera
    Identifier: aql:20877
    Description: Flyer is part of Prof. Johnathan Thayer's Public History class, Spring 2016, about the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground.
    Date: Time Period: 2016
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20433
    Description: Chief Little Fox talks about the various sites in Queens, especially Flushing, where Native American burial grounds existed and were lost. He mentions Mandingo Osceola Tshaka's long battle to reclaim ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2016
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20870
    Description: The Burial Ground Conservancy has documentation from the state saying the site qualifies for federal status since Indians of North America are buried there. The Conservancy's goals right now are corre ... More
    Date: 1990s
    Type: Document
    Identifier: aql:20873
    Description: Community activist Mandingo Osceola Tshaka wrote this letter detailing the history of the "Colored Cemetery of Flushing" to a Mr. Marion Phillips in the 1990s, as part of his campaign to have the site ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1990s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20871
    Description: Mandingo Tshaka explains how he initially became aware of and involved in the issues surrounding Martins Field and its history as a burial ground, in the early 1990s.
    Date: Time Period: 1931 - 2016
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20876
    Description: Mandingo Osceola Tshaka and Robbie Garrison are, respectively, president and vice president of the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground Conservancy. In this interview, they tell of their long struggle ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2012
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:16081
    Description: Jay Williams is a life-long resident of Flushing, where his ancestors were some of the first African-American landowners in Queens. He is a lifetime member of the Macedonia African Methodist Episcopal ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1930s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20872
    Description: Robbie Garrison and Mandingo Tshaka describe the city's takeover of the Burial Ground site in the 1930s, turning it into a park and playground.
    Date: 1914
    Language: eng
    Type: Text
    Identifier: aql:16189
    Description: 1 online resource
    Full Text: Full Text
    Date: [between 1910-1920]
    Subject: Cemeteries
    Language: eng
    Type: Cartographic
    Identifier: aql:12963
    Description: 1 online resource (1 map) ; depicts manuscript map, 35 x 36 cm
    Date: 1904-1986
    Language: eng
    Type: Text
    Identifier: aql:2659
    Description: 1 online resource
    Full Text: Full Text