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Date: July 31, 1974
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:30828
Description: Swanky modern furnishings fill this model apartment in the North Shore Towers.
Date: July 31, 1974
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:30681
Description: Swanky modern furnishings fill this model apartment in the North Shore Towers.
Date: December 28 1949
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:20797
Description: Annalou Christensen (nee McQuilling)'s parents, Thomas and Anna McQuilling, purchased the lot for this home in the 1920's from the original developers of the Waldheim Neighborhood in Flushing, Queens. ... More
Authors: Wright, Nerissa
Date: April 23, 2017
Language: EN
Type: Digital Photograph
Identifier: aql:21349
Description: Looking north along Sutphin Boulevard at its intersection with 88th Avenue, showing apartment homes and shops. The corner store with the blue awning sells stationery and legal forms.
Date: Time Period: 1994-2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:16070
Description: Ashini describes growing up in the apartment building where her family lived for most of her life. She was close with other children growing up on the same floor and often played with them out in the ... More
Date: Time Period: 1987-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34066
Description: Jacqueline talks about finishing her Masters degree at Hunter College. She and her partner, Carole, moved to an apartment on Lefferts Boulevardd in Kew Gardens. They were there for 10 years. She talks ... More
Date: Time Period: 1987-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34068
Description: Jacqueline Shore reflects upon growing up and finding her identity and meeting her wife as a young lesbian in New York City. She discusees life in Queens, her experience working for the Department of ... More
Date: Time Period: 1946 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20623
Description: Mr. Vilensky describes getting an apartment in Woodside in 1946, through his sister-in-law's father who worked in the building. It was 3-room apartment rented for $53 a month. He then bought a house i ... More
Date: Time Period: 1946 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20583
Description: Mrs. Verano talks about where she lived after moving from Colombia to the U.S. She first moved to Crescent Street in Astoria, November 30,1965 and lived with her cousin. She got a job at Graceline, br ... More
Date: Time Period: 1946 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20581
Description: Jenny Verano came to Queens from Colombia in 1964 and moved to Woodside 43 years ago. Abe Vilensky first moved to Woodside around 1946, subsequently moved to Bayside to raise his kids, and returned to ... More
Date: Time Period: 1941 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20497
Description: Nettie Stewart describes how her mother used to ask for donations for neighbors in times of hardship. She does the same today for her neighbors. She talks about giving furniture and blankets to her ne ... More
Authors: Bob Trabold
Date: ca. 1940
Type: digital image
Identifier: aql:16136
Description: Bob Trabold, left, stands on his family's apartment roof with baby brother Leo and his mother, Irma. This apartment was situated upstairs from the family's German-American butcher shop. The family liv ... More
Date: Time Period: 1920 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20570
Description: Looking forward to her 95th birthday in August, 2011, Gertrude McDonald shares some memories from a lifetime of activity in Sunnyside, Queens. She moved as a little girl in 1923 to one of the first la ... More
Date: Time Period: 1920s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20470
Description: In 1923, Mrs. McDonald's family moved to Sunnyside from Yorkville where most of the apartments were cold water flats. In this clip, she describes living in those old cold water flats. Her family's Sun ... More
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