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Authors: Elliot Linzer
Date: April 8 2016
Type: Color photograph
Identifier: aql:22000
Description: Elliot Linzer is an alumnus of Queens College and a long-time resident of Queens. As an undergraduate and graduate student in the 1960s and early 1970s, he participated in many aspects of the civil ri ... More
Authors: Ken Harris
Date: February 2, 1990
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:17377
Description: Author Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) addresses people at a rally in Harlem
Authors: Ken Harris
Date: 2013
Type: color print; digital image
Identifier: aql:17334
Description: (Left to right) New York City Councilman Charles Barron greets Queens activist Erica Ford and rap artist Ja Rule. The occasion may be in connection for Ms. Ford's LIFE Camp Inc., a program for at-risk ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33844
Description: Sasha Braun discusses her desire and hope that younger transwomen of color to have a better life and not have to experience hate and violence. Sasha also says that more progress needs to be made towar ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33846
Description: Sasha Braun discusses the importance of accessibility with regard to education, internet access and physical accomodations.
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33843
Description: Sasha Braun discusses how safe she feels in Queens. She continues to discusses the effects of gentrification and how it is driving out the people who cannot afford to stay.
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33847
Description: Sasha Braun discusses setting up a safe queer community housing. She plans on expanding once she is able to financially do so.
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33848
Description: This is an oral history interview of Sasha Braun completed during the LGBTQ Symposium at York College. Sasha Braun is an intersex trans woman of color who is an activist for other trans women of color ... More
Date: Time Period: 1990s-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33842
Description: Sasha Braun discusses using social media as a form of activism. She discusses how social media and mobile devices make news and informatin so much more accessible to people around her age.
Date: Time Period: 1986-2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:26216
Description: Gary Paul Gilbert was born in 1958 in Lewiston, Maine. In 1990, he and his husband, Murdoch to Jackson Heights, Queens, New York. Gary still lives in the same building. Murdoch died in August 2017. Ga ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27842
Description: When Pauline was living in Staten Island, she was looking at different neighborhoods in Brooklyn. Even in 1997, she found that Brooklyn was too expensive. She looked into Queens and located an apartme ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27845
Description: One of the offshoots of NYAGRA was a short-term project Pauline conducted with Sheila Lambert (a noted activist) called the Coalition for Unity and Inclusion. The goal was to get all major organizatio ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27844
Description: Pauline hopes that the LGBT community will grow and flourish. She hopes it will find more resources and that members will have full access to health care services. She does note that much work needs t ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27843
Description: Pauline was born October 24, 1960. She was born in Korea and adopted at seven and one-half months by European American parents. Pauline grew up in Milwaukee and lived in the same house from the time s ... More
Date: Time Period: 1946 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22090
Description: Elliot Linzer is an alumnus of Queens College and a long-time resident of Queens. In this interview, he talks mainly about his political work as a student at Queens College, his work in the Congress o ... More
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