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Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34007
Description: Patricia spoke about how neighbor were like and spoke about what ethnicity lives in her neighborhood. They all get along so well; she also talks about other portion of Whitestone shared with other cit ... More
Date: Time Period: 2012 - 2014
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21092
Description: Ekta Kaur currently resides in a house in Richmond Hill. She lives with her in laws and her husband. There is a large Sikh community in Richmond Hill. There are a lot of people that speak Punjabi and ... More
Date: Time Period: 2011.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18776
Description: Mustafa Eid and Sabah Guessar, managers of a Trade Fair Supermarket, discuss the safety and diversity of the neighborhood, which they feel has united everyone in the community. Their store mirrors tha ... More
Date: Time Period: 2003 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19536
Description: Thara Madathody describes the appearance and people of Jackson Heights where she owns a home. She especially likes Roosevelt Avenue because it is a public transportation hub and close to both airports ... More
Date: Time Period: 2001 - 2014
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21125
Description: Kamaljit Kaur moved to the US in 2001 from India after she married her husband. She has been residing in South Ozone Park since she moved from Junction Boulevard in Jacksons Heights. She lives with he ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970-2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21546
Description: Daniel Dromm speaks to the diversity and constantly shifting ethnicities of Jackson Heights, the community he represents as a New York City Council Member and calls home.
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.
Date: Time Period: 1969 - 2007
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22288
Description: David Kass talks with his wife, Lori Kass, in this StoryCorps interview about his life-long relationship with New York City. He was born and raised in Queens, and explains his take on growing up in an ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960s-2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25424
Description: Nick discusses changes in ethnicities in the neighborhoods in Queens and the “tensions” that resulted from these changes. He talks about the Russian Jewish community in Forest Hills and Asian communit ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960-2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18843
Description: Originally from Lake George, Jonathan Doucette first saw the Panorama as a teenager, when his grandparents took him on a visit to the World's Fair. He describes his time living in East Harlem, and how ... More
Date: Time Period: 1947 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20500
Description: Wally Rosenthal remarks that growing up, his neighbors were largely of European descent. He considers the integration of Christian and Jewish families significant in the neighborhood since at the time ... More
Date: Time Period: 1946 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20581
Description: Jenny Verano came to Queens from Colombia in 1964 and moved to Woodside 43 years ago. Abe Vilensky first moved to Woodside around 1946, subsequently moved to Bayside to raise his kids, and returned to ... More
Date: Time Period: 1941 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20652
Description: Nettie Stewart moved with her parents from South Carolina in 1941 to Jamaica, Queens where her father worked as a minister for the African Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1951, Nettie and her husband m ... More
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