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Date: August 4, 2015
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18070
Description: Mary and Timothy O'Sullivan on the day of their oral history interview.
Date: April 25, 2015
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18501
Description: Patsy Kearney has been living in New York since she came to the States from Ireland in1960. She came to America because of her father’s health. She first lived in downtown Manhattan before moving to W ... More
Date: Time Period: 1972 - 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27409
Description: Tony O'Reilly's eldest son went to Ireland and met a girl, and now they have two children there and have visited America only once. That son later purchased real estate in Pennsylvania and New York. T ... More
Date: Time Period: 1971 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23145
Description: Tommy talks about his life in New York, and the diversity he has seen in his work as a maintenance man. He wants his three grandchildren remember that it was hard work that made him and his fellow Iri ... More
Date: Time Period: 1971 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23144
Description: Tommy talks about living in Ireland and England. He talks about the work he did in England doing various small jobs. He moved to England because of his friends.
Date: Time Period: 1971 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23143
Description: Thomas talks about how one of his first jobs after coming to New York was cleaning apartment windows around Woodside. He said he didn't expect this job to pay so much money.
Date: Time Period: 1971 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23140
Description: Thomas Maguire talks about working in London before coming to New York because of the birth of his sister's daughter. He stayed in Sunnyside first, and then moved to Woodside. Originally from County C ... More
Date: Time Period: 1963 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18496
Description: Patsy talks about how she met her husband Patrick, and about how good they were at dancing. She also recalls their road trips to Florida.
Date: Time Period: 1963 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18500
Description: Patsy wants her grandchildren to stay connected to their Irish heritage. She talks about how much her grandchildren like Ireland, but how hard it is to schedule trips to the country now that they've g ... More
Date: Time Period: 1963 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18499
Description: Patsy Kearney talks about her life in Ireland and moving to America. She talks about how she met her husband, her children, and her grandchildren. Recorded for the Queens College Irish Studies Oral Hi ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23141
Description: Madge O'Boyle came to America because she wanted to see the country. She originally wanted to go out west but settled in New York and never left. She talks about how she had two friends accompany her ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23133
Description: Madge O'Boyle recalls how during the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Movement, when the hunger strikers in Ireland were protesting, she attended demonstrations with her sister being held at the British ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23136
Description: Madge O'Boyle is from Kildare County. It is Gaelic speaking town. Gaelic is her first language. All her classes were in Gaelic. Her Gaelic name is Maywar. Madge joined an Irish organization, the Donny ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23148
Description: Madge O’Boyle is an Irish immigrant from Kildare County who came to America in 1960 by plane. She thought she was going to end up on the West Coast but she settled in New York. Madge recalls her schoo ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960's - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34387
Description: Mary Twomey's had seven siblings eventually come to New York, they first all settled in Maspeth. She also talks about working at St. John's University, and sending her four of her five children to col ... More