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Date: Time Period: 2000-2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33786
Description: Valentina talks about her experience as an immigrant finally feeling at home in Queens.
Date: Time Period: 1999 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23170
Description: Recalling her immigration to Flushing from Poland as a teenager, Zuzanna Tyszka describes how she and her family adjusted to their new surroundings.
Date: Time Period: 1978; 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18747
Description: Aravella Simotas is a Greek-American New York State Assembly member for District no. 36, which covers Astoria and part of Long Island City. She describes the area as a "community of immigrants" whose ... 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: 1970 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20507
Description: Dr. Uma Mysorekar slowly phased out her successful OB/GYN practice to take on increasing responsibility at the Ganesh Temple in Flushing, Queens, the largest Hindu temple in the United States (by numb ... More
Date: Time Period: 1943 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23187
Description: In this clip, Mr. Eichenbaum talks about changing and adapting to the new influx of people coming to the Flushing area.
Date: Time Period: 1943 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23180
Description: Mr. Eichenbaum discusses increasing number of people moving into the Flushing area.
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
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