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Date: October 9, 1973
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:16742
Description: Judith Jaffee of the Bay Terrace Community Council speaks out against high-rise apartment construction, at a rally held in the auditorium at P.S. 169.
Date: December 5, 1967
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32726
Description: Neighborhood residents opposed to an expansion of the Clearview Expressway fill the auditorium at Martin Van Buren High School, duringa public hearing on the matter.
Date: October 26, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32470
Description: Jerry Birbach (right), leader of the Forest Hills resdients' Association, with other opponents of a proposed low-income housing project to be built in Forest Hills, Queens, during a meeting of the NYC ... More
Date: October 26, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32611
Description: Supporters of a proposed low-income housing project to be built in Forest Hills, Queens, made their voices heard during a meeting of the NYC Board of Estimate at City Hall.
Date: October 26, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32544
Description: Supporters of a proposed low-income housing project to be built in Forest Hills, Queens, applaud during a meeting of the NYC Board of Estimate at City Hall. Rev. Timothy Mitchell, pastor of Ebenezer B ... More
Date: October 26, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32526
Description: Rev. Timothy Mitchell, pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Flushing, is restrained by a police officer at a meeting of the NYC Board of Estimate at City Hall. The board met to vote on a compromise pl ... More
Date: August 22, 1957
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32693
Description: Residents of Queens Village, Hollis and Bellaire, holding signs expressing their opposition to the construction of the Clearview Expressway, line up to board a bus to City Hall, where the New York Cit ... More
Date: April 21, 1974
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22916
Description: An unidentified Forest Hills resident, one of many who gathered in the Forest Hills High School auditorium, carries a sign expressing local residents' demand that a new low-income housing project bein ... More
Date: Time Period: 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:26272
Description: Bob Trabold discusses the civic organization he has recently formed, the Hillcrest/Jamaica Hills Neighborhood Improvement Association. He has a long history in social activism and believes in the impo ... More
Authors: Lara Adler
Date: 2009
Type: digital image
Identifier: aql:18257
Description: Lara Adler sitting in the community garden she helped set up.
Authors: Lara Adler
Date: 2009
Type: digital image
Identifier: aql:18119
Description: Lara Adler talks about why the park is so important to the community of Sunnyside. The park has become derelict, and its rehabilitation would be a boon for the community.
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Authors: Bob Trabold
Date: 2008-2012
Type: digital image
Identifier: aql:16131
Description: Bob Trabold (center, in blue overcoat) speaking at a protest demonstration held at Goethals Ave. and 160th Street in Jamaica. They were protesting the construction of a proposed high school at that si ... More
Date: Time Period: 1990 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20515
Description: Chris Shand works the 4pm to midnight shift at the Flushing Hospital where his wife also works as a nurse. He grew up in Richmond Hill, Queens in a middle class neighborhood and later lived in upstate ... More
Date: Time Period: after 1988
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20617
Description: Daniel Karatzas describes the Jackson Heights Beautification Group, an organization founded in 1988 of which he is a past president. The group has led efforts to landmark many buildings in the communi ... More
Authors: Ramon Barrett
Date: 1980
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:19341
Description: Group photo at an unidentified event. Ramon Barrett (center) with Congressman Andrew Jenkins. This photo is from Ramon Barrett's personal collection.