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Date: Time Period: 2018-2019
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33871
Description: Tanzina really like the food at Sagar Chinese in Jamaica, Queens. She especicially loves the chicken lolipops.
Authors: Steven Wolfe
Date: 2016
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33686
Description: Steven Wolfe writes about the local shops in Sunnyside in the 1950's. He describes the candy store Bonowitz's, the bar Davey Jones Locker, Rogan's grocery, the A&P, Herman Hacker the butcher, hardware ... More
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Date: Time Period: 2014
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20953
Description: Flowers discusses demographics, areas of interest, and her hope for the neighborhood's future prosperity. Flowers' notices new restaurants are opening in the area including Pa-Nash and G's both on 243 ... More
Date: Time Period: 2011.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18710
Description: Father and son, Abdel and Ahmed Farghaly, often go to different bakeries or shops for breakfast together on Sundays in their Astoria neighborhood. Abdel discusses how the neighborhood has greatly impr ... More
Date: Time Period: 1990 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18778
Description: Abdel Farghaly came to Astoria 20 years ago (approx. 1990) from Egypt and works in a warehouse. His son, Ahmed Farghaly, goes to school in the neighborhood and plans to be a doctor. They talk about ho ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970's - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34056
Description: In this interview, Aida Hernandez spoke about her life growing up in the Philippines, and about the turmoil and martial law there in the early 1970’s. She talks about her journey from Turkey to New Yo ... More
Date: Time Period: 1923 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19381
Description: Carol Lang Brock was born in Corona but spent most of her childhood in Beechhurst. After graduating from Queens College with a degree in home economics, she began a highly successful career in food jo ... More
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