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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: Time Period: 2016 - 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21699
Description: Adelina reveals in this interview her will to learn and study in order to reach her dream to obtain a better paying job. Recorded in Spanish. / Adelina muestra como su voluntad de aprender la esta lle ... More
Authors: Chau, Terese
Date: October, 2015
Type: digital image
Identifier: aql:13927
Description: Flyer for parenting classes offered by the Jamaica Southeast Queens Healthy Start and Families On The Move.
Date: Time Period: 2014
Subject: Education | India | Schools
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21096
Description: Ekta Kaur mentions that education is very important in India. In some cities in India, there are places that do not have schools, and the children and adults are not educated. Ekta shares that she wou ... More
Authors: Shavetta Gupta
Date: Time Period: 2014
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19481
Description: Shavetta Gupta discusses how she decided to send her children to the St. Joseph Catholic Academy in Long Island City, Queens. Her husband was never comfortable with sending their son and daughter to p ... More
Date: Time Period: 2010-2017
Subject: Education
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:24888
Description: Natalie talks about her job with the Queens Memory Project from the time that she was in Library School at Queens College and how it has evolved to what it is now.
Date: Time Period: 2010 - 2014
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21098
Description: Ekta Kaur Full Interview: Ekta Kaur was born and raised in Punjab, India. She came to the US shortly after getting married. Her husband has been living in the US since he was five years old. She immig ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21673
Description: Miguel describes the decision-making process when he saw the opportunity of complete his high school studies and obtain a GED. He describes himself as someone who is curious and he describes himself a ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009 - 2015
Subject: Teachers | Education
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19534
Description: Thara Madathody talks about teaching kids in New York after teaching adults in India. She is passionate about teaching children because they are the new generation. She talks about the way elders trai ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22069
Description: Claudia Bernal was excited about immigrating to the United States and had already planned who she was going to live with. She received a scholarship to attend college which helped her with her tuition ... More
Date: Time Period: circa 1995 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19532
Description: Thara Madathody is an Indian immigrant who moved to the US in 2003 after getting married. She talks about her education and upbringing in India, as well as the beauty of Jackson Heights, where she has ... More
Date: Time Period: 1993 - 2016
Subject: Islam | Education
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22110
Description: Muneeb Siddiqui is a "man of God now." He's gotten more religious. He was born a Muslim but now he's practicing. He's spending a lot of time with his cousin who found answers in the Quran and would pr ... More
Date: Time Period: 1993 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22121
Description: Muneeb Siddiqui was born and raised in Queens. In fact, he's spent his entire life here. During the interview, Muneeb talks about going to elementary, middle and high school in Queens. He worked for a ... More
Date: Time Period: 1980 - 2014
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20960
Description: When her children were school-aged, Joan Flowers moved from Queens to Long Island so they could attend public school there. She attributes their success to the suburban public school system. Her and h ... More