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Date: August 4, 2015
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18070
Description: Mary and Timothy O'Sullivan on the day of their oral history interview.
Date: April 25, 2015
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18501
Description: Patsy Kearney has been living in New York since she came to the States from Ireland in1960. She came to America because of her father’s health. She first lived in downtown Manhattan before moving to W ... More
Authors: Francie Scanlon
Date: November 21, 1960
Type: Document
Identifier: aql:18596
Description: Johanna T. Scanlon emigrated to the United States from Ireland to New York City. This original document, which bears the official raised seal from the Southern District Court of New York, granted her ... More
Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21678
Description: Adelina talks about the struggle Hispanic people face, especially Mexicans in this country. They work hard for their own success and their relationships with one another. Recorded in Spanish. / Adelin ... More
Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22114
Description: Carol talks about the major demographic changes in Flushing that she has seen and experienced. She talks about the increase in Flushing's diversity especially among immigration populations.
Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25478
Description: Edgar Roman compares the way of life in his home city of Medellin, Colombia, with that of his new home, New York City.
Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:24886
Description: Natalie talks about how recorded stories by immigrants can be shared to help those who feel unsafe in the current political climate.
Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21694
Description: Ysmeria shares the process of becoming a business administrator and an economist. She relays her personal opinion that every person is strong in some subjects and these strengths helps shape a person' ... More
Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21672
Description: Ysmeria Jerez gives us a beautiful reflection about life and its tribulations. She explains that even though life can be difficult, people have to look for alternatives and ways to overcome obstacles. ... More
Date: Time Period: 2016 - 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21699
Description: Adelina reveals in this interview her will to learn and study in order to reach her dream to obtain a better paying job. Recorded in Spanish. / Adelina muestra como su voluntad de aprender la esta lle ... More
Authors: Hikmah Abodunrin
Date: Time Period: 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18455
Description: Hikmah talks about her time in Queens College. She talks about the friends she made: from members within the Muslim Students Association to those she made in her classes.
Authors: Hikmah Abodunrin
Date: Time Period: 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18458
Description: Hikmah talks about speaking Yoruba at home. Her parents only speak to her siblings and her in Yoruba while they respond in English. She says their family friends make fun of her Yoruba.
Date: Time Period: 2014 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21682
Description: Manuel describes an unique situation that came to pass one day when he was working at a restaurant in New York. He states that he was praying to God for a signal that can make clear for him if should ... More
Authors: Hikmah Abodunrin
Date: Time Period: 2014
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18454
Description: Hikmah talks about how she would take the bus to school. She recalls a specific story of how she was late for the SAT because of the bus.
Date: Time Period: 2013 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21695
Description: Manuel reveals his perspective about the city of New York, and mentions that it looks a lot like his native country, Peru, which is not much missed by him since here its gastronomy and traditions rema ... More