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Date: Time Period: 2011.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18710
Description: Father and son, Abdel and Ahmed Farghaly, often go to different bakeries or shops for breakfast together on Sundays in their Astoria neighborhood. Abdel discusses how the neighborhood has greatly impr ... More
Date: Time Period: 2011.0
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18770
Description: The group recounts a shooting that took place over the course of a few days at Astoria Houses, as well as a physical fight between two girls that they passed on the street. To them, these incidents we ... More
Date: Time Period: 2011.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18784
Description: Benny Banker talks about the ups and downs of being a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service and how he maintains a positive outlook on the job. He also discusses the changes he has seen ... More
Date: Time Period: 2011.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18765
Description: Elizabet Flores' party store, La Bomboniera Marylu, has a lot of suppliers to deliver to her many different customers, such as Greek Orthodox and Ecuadorian people. She describes her favorite product ... More
Date: Time Period: 2011.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18665
Description: Isabel Jennings was born in Puerto Rico and brought up in Astoria. She had been living in Atlanta, Georgia, but moved back to New York recently to be near her daughter who had just had a son. She live ... More
Date: Time Period: 2011
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33985
Description: Keri loves Astoria, the people, the shops and everything else
Date: Time Period: 2011.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18706
Description: Md. Kamruzzaman, originally from Bangladesh, lived for a while on the Northern Mariana Islands in the Pacific before coming to New York in November 2010. He now works as a taxi driver. He talks about ... More
Date: Time Period: 2011.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18776
Description: Mustafa Eid and Sabah Guessar, managers of a Trade Fair Supermarket, discuss the safety and diversity of the neighborhood, which they feel has united everyone in the community. Their store mirrors tha ... More
Date: Time Period: 2010 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18756
Description: Md. Kamruzzaman, originally from Bangladesh, lived for a while on the Northern Mariana Islands in the Pacific before coming to New York in November 2010. He now works as a taxi driver. He talks about ... More
Date: Time Period: 2006 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33987
Description: Keri talks bout living in Spanish Harlem and why she moved to Astoria
Date: Time Period: 2004 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18678
Description: Elizabet Flores owns La Bomboniera Marylu party store on Astoria's 30th Ave. She is originally from Mexico. She used to clean the home of the store's previous owner; when the owner mentioned she was s ... More
Date: Time Period: 2002 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18741
Description: Kristijana Jakulj has been a hairstylist at GiGi Salon and Styling Studio in Astoria since 2005. In 2010, the shop was voted as the best salon in New York City according to the website City's Best- Ne ... More
Date: Time Period: 2002 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18772
Description: Kristijana Jakulj was brought up in Split, Croatia. She came to New York in September 2002 on her honeymoon, and she and her husband decided to stay. She is a hairstylist and worked for eight years wi ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18699
Description: Jonathan Ellis and Georgina Young Ellis describe their efforts to improve the neighborhood in Astoria in which they bought their home. They persistently called the police to report crack houses and st ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000 - 2011
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18697
Description: The interviewees participate in a video production club that meets on Friday evenings in the East River Development Alliance office at Astoria Houses. They talk about a recent spate of shootings at As ... More