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Authors: Allan Berlind
Date: February 7, 2017
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33624
Description: Allan Berlind writes about his childhood in Sunnyside, Queens. He lived at 41-41 46th Street until he was about 6, and describes his memories of the neighborhood, going to school at P. S. 150, his jew ... More
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Date: 2017
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33642
Description: Rita Zuckerman Jaros writes about her childhood on 46th Street in Sunnyside Gardens from 1943 to about 1960 (when she was 19). She describes playing outside with a mixed age group of kids in the stree ... More
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Date: 2017
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33626
Description: Marjorie Godlin Roemer writes about her childhood in Sunnyside. She describes her school experiences at P.S. 150, and the progressive education she received there. She also talks about how the Sunnysi ... More
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Date: 2017
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33651
Description: Essay by Adria Fisher Price about her childhood in Sunnyside, Queens.
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Date: 2017
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33601
Description: Ben Stonehill Yiddishist - A short biography written by Lee Stonehill about his father. Ben Stonehill was born Ben Steinberg on August 20, 1906 in Suwalki, Poland, and came to NYC in 1929. He was a sa ... More
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Date: 2017
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33668
Description: Linda Millet Herman writes about her childhood in Sunnyside from 1942 when she was one, until 1958 when her family moved to Long Island City. She describes her school experiences at P.S. 150, and what ... More
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Date: 2017
Subject: Biography | Children
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33640
Description: In this essay Joanna Mehrer Kapner writes about her childhood in Sunnyside, which she moved to from Manhattan in 1944 when she was two; the family left in 1952. She discusses friends, neighbors, and e ... More
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Authors: Ruth Horowitz
Date: 2016
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33667
Description: Ruth Horowitz writes about the Sunnyside Stories project: The people contributing to this collection grew up in the 1940’s and 1950’s in Sunnyside, Queens. We now live scattered across the globe. Many ... More
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Authors: Naomi Lehman
Date: 2016
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33673
Description: Naomi Lehman writes about growing up in Sunnyside Gardens on 39th Avenue where the family move to in 1946. She loved having a park across the street, and describes the activities she used to do there; ... More
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Authors: Robert Mehrer
Date: 2016
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33644
Description: Bob Mehrer writes about growing up in Sunnyside in the 1950's. He describes a wood lot on the corner of 43rd Street and Skillman Avenue, where all the kids from ages 5 - 15 used to paly until it was r ... More
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Authors: Ruth Horowitz
Date: 2016
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33574
Description: Ruth Horowitz Writes about experiences as a child that shaped her into the person she is today: The McCarthy Era and how it affected her family; and her father, a teacher, getting fired (and the famil ... More
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Authors: Amy Brook Snider
Date: 1987, 2017
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33608
Description: In this essay Amy Brook Snider (1940 - 2018) writes about growing up in a one bedroom apartment in Sunnyside on 45th Street between Skillman and 43rd Avenues with her parents Silas and Clara Snider (n ... More
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Date: Time Period: 1965 - 2002
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20950
Description: Ms. Flowers emigrated from Jamaica, West Indies in 1965 and joined her extended family in Springfield Gardens, Queens near Springfield high school. There, she met her husband who was a neighbor. Her c ... More
Authors: Frank Goldstein
Date: September 19, 1987
Type: Documents
Identifier: aql:23199
Description: The index card has background information about the interview between Frank Goldstein and Etty Geier.; Frank Goldstein's biography states he was born in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. His parents i ... More
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