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Authors: Iza Janucik
Date: April 22, 2013
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:21580
Description: Daphne Pappaioanou cooks a Mediterranean dish the day of her interview for the Queens Memory Project.
Date: Time Period: 1978 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18696
Description: Aravella Simotas discusses growing up in Astoria with a Greek background. Her parents always stressed the importance of keeping in touch with their culture and roots and sent their children to Greek s ... More
Date: Time Period: 1962 - 2013
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21595
Description: Daphne Pappaioanou talks about why she and her husband chose Astoria, Queens as a place to live after leaving her homeland in Greece. She and her daughter, Agnes Pappaioanou, discuss typical Greek mea ... More
Date: Time Period: 1962 - 2013
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21594
Description: Daphne Pappaioanou was raised in a small town in Greece called Krinides, Kavala. Daphne moved to the United States in 1982, when she was 20 years old. She has lived in Astoria, Queens ever since. She ... More
Date: Time Period: 1962 - 2013
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21575
Description: Daphne Pappaioanou was born in Germany but never gained German citizenship. Shortly after her birth, her family moved to Greece, which she considers her homeland. She was born in 1962 and raised in a ... More
Date: Time Period: 1950 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22282
Description: Eleftheria Delis discusses her childhood and the struggles she overcame at school as a first generation American. She believes she and her siblings benefited from public education is now a teacher her ... More
Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22318
Description: Eleftheria Delis shares some of her family's history in Greece and Cyprus before immigrating to the United States after WWII. Her mother was part of the resistance during the Nazi's occupation in her ... More
Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22274
Description: Eleftheria Delis and Amanda Dargan full discussion together.
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