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Date: Time Period: 1968 - 1970
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20486
Description: Laurie Greenwald was in the 6th grade in 1968 and remembers being acutely aware of the Vietnam War and of the struggles at home in the Civil Rights movement. Instead of attending the middle school acr ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20651
Description: Laurie Greenwald moved with her mother and two sisters to Parkway Village when she was five years old in the early 1960's. Parkway Village was predominantly housing for United Nations employees at tha ... More
Date: Time Period: 1920-2001
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:16141
Description: When Mrs. Schlesinger first started teaching, African American children were bused in from South Jamaica Queens. She taught at P.S. 219, where busing happened as well. She felt it was sad that since t ... More
Date: Time Period: 1913 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20489
Description: Walter "Wally" Rosenthal was born and raised in Flushing, Queens. In 1941, his parents moved from Jackson Heights to the home he grew up in. He moved with his family from Brooklyn back to his parent's ... More
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