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Date: Time Period: 1943 - 1945
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20650
Description: Marilyn Reichstein describes how during WWII, her neighbor Mr. Malcomson allowed everyone in the neighborhood to plant victory gardens in a vacant lot he owned. The lot was located across the street f ... More
Authors: Thomas Langan
Date: ca. 1943
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:14501
Description: Looking south from Northern Boulevard, 82nd Street is on the left (note the double-decker bus) and St. Mark's Episcopal Church is in the background.
Date: Time Period: 1941 - 1945
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20420
Description: Helen Van Dam DiBella recalls the effects of World War II that were apparent to her as a child in Bayside, such as the neighborhood Victory Garden in which her father grew vegetables; air raid drills ... More
Date: 1940
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:20425
Description: Five-year-old Helen Van Dam stands in an empty lot across the street from her home in Bayside, Queens. The lot would soon be used as a neighborhood Victory Garden.
Date: Time Period: 1933 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20468
Description: Marilyn Reichstein, nee Albin, grew up in Flushing, New York in the 1950's. She was a member of the Girl Scouts and an aspiring artist, later becoming a professional graphic designer working in New Yo ... More
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