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Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18120
Description: "This is something that would be unique to the borough, to be able to hold on to the original context of this plot." Until a few years ago Lara Adler was “the type of New Yorker who curses out her bos ... More
Date: Time Period: 2006 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18752
Description: Lynne Serpe discusses how Two Coves Community Garden in Astoria got started and how people have contributed to it over the years. The diverse community has filled up the garden with their own vegetabl ... More
Date: Time Period: 2006 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18700
Description: Lynne talks about the origin of Two Coves Community Garden, which was “rescued� from a vacant lot that failed to be turned into a park. There are now around 250 people gardening there, who between ... More
Authors: Thomas Langan
Date: ca. 1943
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:14501
Description: Looking south from Northern Boulevard, 82nd Street is on the left (note the double-decker bus) and St. Mark's Episcopal Church is in the background.
Authors: Thomas Langan
Date: ca. 1940
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:14517
Description: Jackson Heights Community Gardens
Authors: Annabel Short
Date: June 19 2011
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:18790
Description: Lynne Serpe at Two Coves Community Garden in Astoria, where she grows her own food.
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