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Authors: Siu-Kee Yip
Date: October 23, 2009
Subject: Contests | Poetry
Type: Poem
Identifier: aql:29010
Description: Siu-kee Yip's poem about the year of the cow was nominated and chosen during the 16th poetry contest by NYCCAA in 2009.
Authors: Matthew Kremer
Date: Time Period: June 2, 2014
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19522
Description: Poet and Elmhurst resident, Matthew Kremer, reads his poem, "in memory of mary sendek." The poem references a Target store built as part of a shopping development in Elmhurst, Queens. Mary Sendek was ... More
Authors: Matthew Kremer
Date: June 2, 2014
Type: Poem
Identifier: aql:19518
Description: Text for the poem "in memory of mary sendek."
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Date: Time Period: 2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34270
Description: Audrey discusses what inspires her and how her inspiration influences her job and creative process.
Date: Time Period: 2018
Subject: Poetry
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34268
Description: Audrey shares an excerpt from her book of poetry, Wild Light.
Authors: Sharlene Chou
Date: Time Period: 2018
Subject: Families | Quilting | Poetry
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:29400
Description: Sharlene Chou discusses a poem about the moon.
Date: Time Period: 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:26273
Description: Bob Trabold lives again in his childhood home in Jamaica after a 30-year absence. His memories of the neighborhood are enriched by his early bike deliveries for his father's butcher shop. His neighbor ... More
Date: Time Period: 2005 - 2016
Subject: Poetry
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20446
Description: Yama talks about how despite all the hurdles he has been dealt, he has remained positive. He states that as being the key for his getting to this point in his life. He talks about the good times he ha ... More
Date: Time Period: 1986-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34269
Description: Audrey Dimola discusses her childhood and adult life as a resident of Astoria. She also discusses her art, the neighborhood and her personal beliefs and outlooks in life and society. This recording to ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970s
Subject: Basketball | Poetry
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20445
Description: Yama talks about how much he loved basketball when he was younger, how it was his escape from the violence and turmoil in his life. Then, when his mother barred him from playing for his school team, h ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20451
Description: Yama talks about growing up in Harlem and Northern Bronx. He recounts the various things he witnessed like gang violence and police brutality, and how he took solace from his struggles in basketball, ... More
Date: Time Period: 1950 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22266
Description: Jim Pignetti recites his poem "Girl Killed in Head-on Crash" and then discusses the young woman who inspired him to write it.
Date: Time Period: 1950 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22285
Description: Jim Pignetti reads his poem "Machine Shop," and then discusses his inspiration to write it.
Date: Time Period: 1950 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22275
Description: Jim Pignetti explains what Astoria means to him.
Date: Time Period: 1950 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22239
Description: Jim Pignetti talks about growing up in Astoria - Full interview.