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Date: May 24, 2016
Type: Epemera
Identifier: aql:20877
Description: Flyer is part of Prof. Johnathan Thayer's Public History class, Spring 2016, about the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground.
Date: Time Period: 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20870
Description: The Burial Ground Conservancy has documentation from the state saying the site qualifies for federal status since Indians of North America are buried there. The Conservancy's goals right now are corre ... More
Date: Time Period: 2013.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:26258
Description: Ridgewood resident, Paul Kerzner, observes that brownstone neighborhoods that had historic preservation were the ones that held up the best. Paul did a study of landmarked districts in New York City a ... More
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Type: Text
Identifier: aql:59
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 186 leaves) : illustrations, maps.
Full Text: Full Text
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
Date: Time Period: 1970-2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25411
Description: Discusses hanging out in gay bars in Jackson Heights when he was 17 years old, getting a sense of meeting others and losing a history. Michael reflects on the stories of passed LGBTQ people and the ne ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970-2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25397
Description: Michael Fox has lived in Jackson Heights, Queens for more than twenty-seven years. Michael believes that Jackson Heights is a progressive neighborhood geared towards the family life. Meeting others th ... More
Date: Time Period: 1959 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20626
Description: Daniel Karatzas grew up in Jackson Heights and has been a realtor there since 1986, when he moved back into the neighborhood. He is a member and past president of the Jackson Heights Beautification Gr ... More
Date: Time Period: 1950-2013
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:26263
Description: Paul discusses his civic engagement in the community of Ridgewood. While riding the bus in the early 1970s to law school to downtown Brooklyn and seeing the burnt out neighborhoods, Paul decided he di ... More
Date: Time Period: 1931 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20876
Description: Mandingo Osceola Tshaka and Robbie Garrison are, respectively, president and vice president of the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground Conservancy. In this interview, they tell of their long struggle ... More
Date: Time Period: 1825 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20607
Description: Mr. Graziano describes how one of the first projects of the Waldheim Neighborhood Association was to get buildings landmarked, since they had lost many historic houses. Mr. Graziano surveyed and photo ... More
Language: English
Identifier: aql:202
Description: The Subgroup Chief of Staff John P. Watts Records, Subject Files, (1951-2001, 4 boxes), document Mr. Watts’ work as chief of staff for New York City (NYC) Councilwoman Julia Harrison’s office, his and ... More
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