Discrimination in housing

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Date: Time Period: 1970-2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34360
Description: Daniel recalls an instance where he expereienced discrimination when he was trying to buy a co-op.
Date: Time Period: 1969
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19870
Description: People from the Caribbean started moving into Queens Village, and the neighborhood started to change with different ethnicities. Ralph’s father had a bumper sticker on the back of the car saying “Quee ... More
Date: Time Period: 1950's
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18452
Description: Ann Elizabeth Chan recalls leaving Manhattan's Chinatown and moving to Long Island in the 1950s with her husband and brother. The family is met with rising property costs as well as restrictive housin ... More
Date: Time Period: 1950s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21541
Description: Ann Elizabeth Chan recalls leaving Manhattan's Chinatown and moving to Long Island in the 1950s with her husband and brother. The family is met with rising property costs as well as restrictive housin ... More
Date: Time Period: 1940-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:24547
Description: Elaine discusses her father’s life as a builder in New York after he escaped the Holocaust. It was legal in the United States at that time to restrict sales (of houses, apartments, etc) to new immigra ... More
Date: Time Period: 1940-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33694
Description: Elaine Heumann Gurian, born in 1937, lived in Jamaica Estates (1937-1941) and Forest Hills (1941-1949). In 1949, her family moved to Great Neck. She left the New York area for Boston in 1954. She is a ... More
Date: Time Period: 1920s-2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33781
Description: Jo Humphrey discusses real estate discrimination, increased diversity, LGBT history, drugs and crime and the controversy over the 82nd street/37th ave building.
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