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Authors: Steven Wolfe
Date: 2016
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33830
Description: Steven Wolf describes growing up on 46th Street in sunnyside. He writes about his friends and some of the people who lived in the neighborhood.
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Authors: Steven Wolfe
Date: 2016
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33683
Description: Steven Wolf describes four movie theaters in Sunnyside in the 1950's; he gives their locations, describes them physically, writes what types of films each showed, and talks about movies he saw and inc ... More
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Date: Time Period: 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20052
Description: Maureen Powell talks about her family and her life growing up in Ridgewood. She mentions her family's professions and describes her childhood.
Authors: Steve Kessler
Date: 2016
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33597
Description: Steve Kessler writes about his childhood in Sunnyside Queens in the 1950's; he names shops, list street games the kids played, and writes about a few incidents that happened.
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Date: Time Period: 1980's
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34059
Description: Erna recalls growing up as a child in New York City. She mentions memories of playing tag outside, opening the fire hydrants, playing pretend, biking and just a lot of running around. In the winter th ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970-2015
Subject: Neighborhoods | Children
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33796
Description: Christine talks about her family history in Jackson Heights. She discusses how kids used to play everywhere, all the time, in the neighborhood.
Date: Time Period: 1969 - 2007
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22305
Description: David Kass talks enthusiastically about his love affair with New York City and Queens.
Authors: Sal Porio
Date: circa 1949
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:22250
Description: Sal Porio (4th from the left) sits with his neighborhood friends on John Street in Astoria. The street was only a block long and it was a favorite spot for street games, near the intersection of 21st ... 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: Time Period: 1940s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22296
Description: Sal Porio, describes the area where he grew up in Astoria, including stories about playing slapball, stickball, and ringalevio on John Street, a favorite neighborhood spot. As they got older, he and h ... More
Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22263
Description: Ethyl Haber and her husband Benjamin Haber - Full StoryCorps interview.
Date: Time Period: 1930's
Subject: Children | Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22294
Description: Richard Canning talks about growing up in Elmhurst in the nineteen-thirties.
Date: Time Period: 1920 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22292
Description: Ben and Ethyl Haber, Full Interview. Recorded at the Archives at Queens Library in a follow-up session to Ben and Ethyl Haber's StoryCorps interview recorded for Queens Week in 2011.
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