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Date: December 20, 1955
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:30634
Description: Two children stand by a coal stove in the kitchen of an apartment at 167 Glen Cove Avenue.
Date: December 20, 1955
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:30781
Description: Two children stand by a coal stove in the kitchen of an apartment at 167 Glen Cove Avenue.
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18260
Description: Jimmy Van Bramer talks about what a typical day in his life as councilmember looks like, which events he likes most, and what he does in his rare spare time. This clip was originally posted on the Sun ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18248
Description: Jimmy Van Bramer has avidly fought for the continuation of special services at libraries, schools, senior centers and youth programs. During his second month in office he passed a law, which, he says ... More
Date: March 1966
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33134
Description: Two boys play basketball on an unidentified street in South Jamiaca. The photograph was used to illustrate one of a series of articles about the war on poverty in Queens.
Date: Time Period: 1955 - 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22099
Description: Frank discusses his experiences as a child in Calabria, Italy. Coming from extreme poverty, life was difficult. He explains daily life in Southern Italy, and how poverty motivated his family's decisio ... More
Date: Time Period: 1900 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20505
Description: Mr. Hourahan observes the contrast between poverty and big business in Flushing. He sees a many elderly Asian residents at AME Church soup kitchen. Flushing also has one of the highest rents, and is b ... More
Date: Time Period: 1900 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20603
Description: Richard Hourahan, collections manager of the Queens Historical Society, speaks from Kingsland Manor, the 18th century home of influential Flushing residents, the King family. Hourahan speaks about the ... More
Date: February 12, 1956
Subject: Kitchens | Poverty
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:30934
Description: The kitchen at this Glen Cove Avenue apartment has been converted to make it fit for use.
Date: February 12, 1956
Subject: Kitchens | Poverty
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:30842
Description: The kitchen at this Glen Cove Avenue apartment is not fit for use.
Date: February 12, 1956
Subject: Kitchens | Poverty
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:30695
Description: The kitchen at this Glen Cove Avenue apartment is not fit for use.
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