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Authors: Cassia Campbell
Date: December 9 2013
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17610
Description: St Christopher-Ottilie housed families, sponsored by a Catholic Charity.
Date: Time Period: 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20444
Description: Yama talks about raising his kids in the shelter. He discusses how they got special treatment because his kids are cute. He thinks that growing up in the shelter is detrimental for them. He credits th ... More
Date: Time Period: 2011 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22116
Description: Jamaica Residence is a non-cooking facility. A lot of the private shelters are regular apartments. You're not allowed to have hot places. Janet Miles and her family have been in the Jamaica Residence ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22160
Description: Janet Miles and her family were living in the Bronx and they had a really bad landlord. They entered the shelter system in 2009. Back then you were moved around shelter to shelter so they were in a co ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20448
Description: Yama talks about his activities and his experiences living in the shelter, including the violence he has seen during his time there.
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20452
Description: Yama talks about how he moved to Queens. He talks about his first couple of years living in the homeless shelter and the environment there.
Date: Time Period: 1983-2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25508
Description: Tammara lives in Bronx right now, but she still represents Queens. “Queens has a different culture and has a different style of its own in comparison to the other boroughs. I live in Brooklyn now but ... More
Date: Time Period: 1969 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22100
Description: Janet Miles grew up in Pennsylvania before moving to upstate New York. She later relocated to different boroughs of New York City from Manhattan to the Bronx then Brooklyn before ending up in Queens. ... 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
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