Jay Williams interviewed by Natalie Milbrodt.

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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: 1930 - 1950
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:16079
Description: Jay Williams is a life-long resident of Flushing, where his ancestors were some of the first African-American landowners in Queens. He was a member of Boy Scout Troop 192, which met at the Macedonia A ... More
Date: Time Period: 1867-2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:16078
Description: Jay Williams describes his family's history settling in Flushing. His father's side came from Virginia via the Underground Railroad. His mother's side was half Shinnecock American Indian from Long Isl ... More
Date: Time Period: 1867-2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:16080
Description: Jay Williams briefly describes early jobs leading up to joining the Army as a teenager. After returning home as a Korean War veteran, he took an aptitude test at New York University that recommended a ... More
Date: Time Period: 1867-2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:29002
Description: Jay Williams' whole life (family, education, work, cemetery, AME church) is tied to Flushing. The only exceptions were his years in the Army and a brief time in Jamaica during his first marriage. He i ... More
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