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Date: Time Period: March 1968
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:29020
Description: In March 1968, Florence Taylor-Johnson was working at a local social security office. A few days after Florence started her employment, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. This event upset he ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960 - 1964
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20630
Description: Wally Rosenthal describes how he began his first semester at Queens College in September, 1964 in the wake of Freedom Summer. Three Civil Rights activists including Queens College student Andrew Goodm ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25253
Description: George talks about the Civil Rights Movement and its impact on Chicago, where he grew up. He mentions Martin Luther King’s visit to Chicago circa 1965. MLK did not receive a warm welcome according to ... More
Date: Time Period: 1929-1995
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:29021
Description: Florence Taylor-Johnson talks about her reasons for joining the Civil Rights Movement
Date: Time Period: 1929-1995
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:29019
Description: Florence Taylor-Johnson was an African-American political activist that lived in Elmhurst, Queens. In her interview, she discusses her childhood, her children and grandchildren, her family, and experi ... More
Date: Time Period: 1913 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20489
Description: Walter "Wally" Rosenthal was born and raised in Flushing, Queens. In 1941, his parents moved from Jackson Heights to the home he grew up in. He moved with his family from Brooklyn back to his parent's ... More
Date: Time Period: 1912 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20487
Description: Don Capalbi, an Italian-American, is a longtime resident of Flushing, Queens. As the only child of an Italian immigrant mother and a father born in Indiana, Capalbi grew up in Astoria and was raised m ... More
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