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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
Date: Time Period: 1963 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18496
Description: Patsy talks about how she met her husband Patrick, and about how good they were at dancing. She also recalls their road trips to Florida.
Date: Time Period: 1963 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18500
Description: Patsy wants her grandchildren to stay connected to their Irish heritage. She talks about how much her grandchildren like Ireland, but how hard it is to schedule trips to the country now that they've g ... More
Date: Time Period: 1963 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18499
Description: Patsy Kearney talks about her life in Ireland and moving to America. She talks about how she met her husband, her children, and her grandchildren. Recorded for the Queens College Irish Studies Oral Hi ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960's - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34387
Description: Mary Twomey's had seven siblings eventually come to New York, they first all settled in Maspeth. She also talks about working at St. John's University, and sending her four of her five children to col ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18075
Description: Mary and Timothy O'Sullivan - Mary talks about her traveling to America from Ireland by boat because her family was scared of plane crashes. She talks about how when she arrived in New York she had tr ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18071
Description: Mary talks about her first years living in Queens. She recalls her first job at an electric manufacturing company in Long Island, and talks about how she worked in the morning and then went to school ... More
Date: Time Period: ca. 1960
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34385
Description: Mary Twomey talks about going by subway to St. Michaels in Manhattan for High School and what she studied in school. She later went secretarial school, and then got her first job at Parade Magazine, a ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18494
Description: Patsy talks about she came to America because of her father's health. She and her family lived in her sister's house in Lower Manhattan and then moved to Woodside. She discusses her first job at Schra ... 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
Date: Time Period: 1950s - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18498
Description: [Full Interview] Susan McMahon, an Irish immigrant who came by plane by herself, grew up in a family of 11. She lived in Woodside and did housework in the city for a living. She then moved to the Bron ... More
Date: Time Period: 1950
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34389
Description: Mary Twomey describes her flight to New York at age 11, getting her first bath, and why she was chosen out of nine siblings to come to New York.
Date: Time Period: 1950
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34384
Description: Mary Twomey describes her first impressions of New York as an 11 year old from the country in Ireland. She also talks about the aunt and uncle she came to stay with in Woodside and how and when they c ... More
Date: Time Period: 1950's
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34388
Description: Mary Twomey discusses going to school in Ireland and her experience going to school here in the United States.