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Date: March 31, 1924
Subject: Dwellings | Urbanization
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25910
Description: Shocks Modern Homes - Shocks Modern Homes ($6,850) are being erected on both sides of Nansen St. east of 71st Ave. (Continental Ave.). This view is looking east from Continental Ave., showing houses o ... More
Date: March 31, 1924
Subject: Dwellings | Urbanization
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:26000
Description: Shocks Modern Homes - Old Debevoise House - (aka Charles Stehling House) the old house in its second site at the NE corner Metropolitan Ave. and 71st Ave. (Continental Ave.) Far right is the "New" Deb ... More
Date: Time Period: 2015
Subject: Urbanization
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18838
Description: Christine, visiting from Warwick, Rhode Island, shares her thoughts on New York, and on the Panorama of the City of New York at the Queens Museum.
Date: Time Period: 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33835
Description: Jonathan Doucette describes his time living in East Harlem, and how its neighborhoods are distinguished by locally-owned businesses.
Date: Time Period: 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18818
Description: Leonard Offutt has been living in Kew Garden for the past few months, since moving from Connecticut. Says he's always wanted to see the Panorama and discusses what the Panorama means to him. He sugges ... More
Date: Time Period: 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18826
Description: Marlene Rosselli lives in California. Her first time at the Panorama. She describes what she likes about the Panorama. She suggests creating a guide for the new red and yellow markers on the Panorama.
Date: Time Period: 2000-2015
Subject: Urbanization
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18811
Description: Originally from Vermont, David has lived in Brooklyn for fifteen years. He describes what it was like to first arrive in the city, and what living in New York City means to him.
Date: Time Period: 2000-2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18821
Description: Diego Lanes has been living in Jackson Heights for the past 20 years. He discusses his first time seeing Panorama fifteen years ago and compares it to seeing it in 2015.
Date: Time Period: 2000-2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18812
Description: Sofia lives in the Bronx. Here she describes what she likes about the Panorama. She suggests that the Panorama could be more interactive.
Date: Time Period: 1960-2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18843
Description: Originally from Lake George, Jonathan Doucette first saw the Panorama as a teenager, when his grandparents took him on a visit to the World's Fair. He describes his time living in East Harlem, and how ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960-2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18801
Description: Martha Bartenbach remembers the first time she saw the Panorama, on her honeymoon at the 1964 World's Fair, and describes life in Queens, where she has lived for over forty years.
Date: Time Period: 1960-2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18833
Description: Shirley Monde, a forty-year resident of Queens, lives in Rosedale. She remembers having first seen the Panorama on a class field trip to the 1968 World's Fair. She compares seeing the Panorama as it i ... More
Authors: Gladys Weaver
Date: circa 1952
Type: digital image
Identifier: aql:16095
Description: Gladys Weaver (nee Simpkins) poses with her son, Lester, and her cousin Mamie. Gladys married John Weaver in 1947 and gave birth to their son, Lester, in 1951. The couple moved into the Merrick Park G ... More
Date: Time Period: 1940-1960
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:16149
Description: Gladys Weaver (nee Simpkins) moved as a child to Jamaica, Queens and moved into a nearby co-op in 1952 soon after her marriage to John Weaver. Mrs. Weaver describes how Jamaica has changed during her ... More
Date: 1925
Subject: Dwellings | Urbanization
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25925
Description: Shocks Modern Homes - View of the south side of Nansen St., looking east from Continental Ave. (71st Ave.). The houses were built in 1924 and 1925 by Shock. House numbers are 71-12 to 71-44 Nansen St. ... More