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Date: February 7, 1973
Subject: Children | Lakes | Parks
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22426
Description: Two children walk on a dried-up section of Kissena Park's lake, which had been drained by the Parks Department. The lake had been drained by Works Progress Administration in 1942, when it was reinforc ... More
Date: October 3, 1975
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33386
Description: A woman buys octopus at the Main Street Food Store, which sells a wide variety of seafood.
Date: January 28, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22616
Description: A group of children play street hockey on a playground in the Pomonok Houses.
Authors: Christa Tandana
Date: February 26 1997
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:21499
Description: Christa Tandana (center) with her neighbors, Tara Wilt (left) and Ashley Wilt (right), standing in front of her former home in Flushing.
Date: September 25, 1955
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22516
Description: Flushing resident Christine Hayes, a volunteer worker, plays with Vincent, a patient in the children's ward.
Date: July 24, 1960
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22498
Description: Richard Rotanz takes his sons Richard Jr. (left) and Robert out on the water in Kissena Lake Park.
Authors: Julia Harrison
Date: August, 1999
Type: color print; digital image
Identifier: aql:2960
Description: A child in a stroller grins at the photographer on a playground at P.S. 20 during a block party hosted by Martha Flores-Vasquez's Flushing Block Association.
Authors: Julia Harrison
Date: 1997
Subject: Urban parks | Children
Type: color print; digital image
Identifier: aql:3155
Description: Three children are seen with two chipmunk characters at the 150th anniversary celebration of the tree for which Weeping Beech Park is named. The tree was planted in 1847 by horticulturalist Samuel Bow ... More
Date: Time Period: circa 1960
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20571
Description: Lisa Stewart describes walking to Kissena Park in the snow and going on a special trip with her mother, Nettie Stewart, each year. Mrs. Stewart would take her children and their friends from the build ... More
Date: circa 1956
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:20787
Description: Sisters Louise (left) and Susan Christensen pose for a photo while playing outside their home in the Waldheim neighborhood of Flushing. The Norway Maple trees and houses in the background are now gone ... More
Date: Time Period: 1950 - 1960
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20613
Description: Wally Rosenthal remembers growing up with a lot of other children to play with in his Flushing neighborhood. They played stoopball, boxball, stickball, tag, and touch football. They would also venture ... More
Date: 1945 - 1955
Subject: Children | Stairs | Dwellings
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:20696
Description: Susan Christensen (third from the left) with her sisters and brother posed on the front steps of their home in the Waldheim neighborhood of Flushing, Queens.
Date: circa 1945
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:20781
Description: Annalou Christensen poses with her first two children, Buzz and Barbara, in their driveway. Their neighbor's house is visible behind them. Annalou and her husband Wayne Christensen had their other eig ... More
Date: Time Period: 1943 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23188
Description: Jake Eichenbaum is 69 and grew up in Bayside, NY. He is the official "Queens Borough Historian" [http://flushingchamber.nyc/jack]. He left NYC to explore American and returned after 13 years, and at t ... More
Date: 1939 - 1945
Subject: Children | Bicycles | Sidewalks
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:20735
Description: Annalou Christensen with her younger brother and sister in the Waldheim neighborhood where they grew up.