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Date: April 6, 1953
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32246
Description: The roads designated here with a heavy black line are part of a new Robert Moses projectto improve Long Island's parkway system.
Authors: William J. Rugen
Date: April 24, 1837
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:14964
Description: A photograph of a newspaper item alerting the public to the Long Island Rail Road's timetable, ticket and freight shipment information. The newspaper in which this notice ran is unidentified.
Authors: Kiranjeet Kaur
Date: 2013
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:21124
Description: Kiranjeet Kaur's son, Gurshabt and his pre-K class of Heart Share First Step Preschool.
Date: Time Period: 2009 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22160
Description: Janet Miles and her family were living in the Bronx and they had a really bad landlord. They entered the shelter system in 2009. Back then you were moved around shelter to shelter so they were in a co ... More
Authors: Hikmah Abodunrin
Date: Time Period: 2000 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18456
Description: Hikmah talks about how she grew up in three different places: Nigeria, Brooklyn, and then Queens. She left Nigeria at a young age with her family to live in Brooklyn. Then, she moved to South Jamaica ... More
Authors: Bob Trabold
Date: October, 1997
Type: digital image
Identifier: aql:16129
Description: Clipping from Brooklyn's Progress, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce's Bi-monthly newpaper. The article includes a photo of bob Trabold.
Date: Time Period: 1980s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19859
Description: Akili Walker discusses his thoughts on on hip-hop, the significance of the drum machine, why some artists hated hip-hop, and why studio engineers relished different genres of music. Akili also talks a ... More
Date: Time Period: 1980s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19862
Description: Akili Walker's most memorable experience as a touring sound engineer was during LL Cool J's first solo tour. Mr. Walker also was on the road with his idols Run-D.M.C and the Beastie Boys who came toge ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20941
Description: Neville Flowers discusses neighborhood change around Eastern Parkway, the location of his first private practice.
Date: Time Period: 1970s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19860
Description: Akili Walker knew he wanted to be a studio engineer at the age of nineteen. This revelation occurred when he walked into a jazz club and saw his friends using a mixing board to control sounds. He lear ... More
Date: Time Period: 1969 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22100
Description: Janet Miles grew up in Pennsylvania before moving to upstate New York. She later relocated to different boroughs of New York City from Manhattan to the Bronx then Brooklyn before ending up in Queens. ... More
Date: Time Period: 1964
Subject: Exhibitions
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18392
Description: Gary Savage describes his trek from the far reaches of Brooklyn to Queens for the World's Fair. He talks about watching people fall off the escalator headed toward the Hawaii Pavilion and the lifelong ... More
Authors: Neville Flowers
Date: Time Period: 1962 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20939
Description: Neville Flowers was born in Jamaica, and moved to Queens in 1962 as a 17 year old. He quickly became interested in physical therapy, and graduated from SUNY Downstate. He worked in private practice fo ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960-2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25414
Description: When Merrill was born, her parents had an apartment in Forest Hills. Her parents told her that she was born in the Flushing Hospital. She can’t compare living in Queens to anywhere else, because she n ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960s - 1990
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19861
Description: Akili Walker was born in Queens and then moved to Freeport, Long Island. His family were the first african americans to move into a white neighborhood. At nineteen he became interested in learning to ... More