Mandingo Osceola Tshaka and Robbie Garrison interviewed by Christy Orquera | Cemeteries

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Date: Time Period: 1990s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20871
Description: Mandingo Tshaka explains how he initially became aware of and involved in the issues surrounding Martins Field and its history as a burial ground, in the early 1990s.
Date: Time Period: 1931 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20876
Description: Mandingo Osceola Tshaka and Robbie Garrison are, respectively, president and vice president of the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground Conservancy. In this interview, they tell of their long struggle ... More
Date: Time Period: 1930s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20872
Description: Robbie Garrison and Mandingo Tshaka describe the city's takeover of the Burial Ground site in the 1930s, turning it into a park and playground.
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