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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2279
Description: Interview with former Billy Rose's Aquacade performer Ruth Morrow, who was 19 during the 1939 New York World's Fair. She recalls her work schedule, meeting her husband at the fair, the nightly firewor ... More
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Date: Time Period: 1970s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20569
Description: Jean Bartelt discusses her personal encounters with the crime wave that spread throughout New York City during the economic downturn of the 1970s. Her sister's car was stolen from in front of their ho ... More
Date: Time Period: 1950 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20647
Description: According to Tirado, the recession in the 1980's emptied stores on Main Street. Then section 8 housing came along with public assistance, more police, and more crime. She remembers the 1980's as the f ... More
Date: Time Period: 1900 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20600
Description: Mr. Hourahan relates that in 1970, his wife's cousins used to go to a Japanese store on Main Street to buy rice. Most of the other stores were boarded up, and the area was empty at night. Past Rooseve ... More
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