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Date: May 24, 2016
Subject: Portraits
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:20874
Description: Mandingo Osceola Tshaka is president of the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground conservancy and a longtime community activist.
Authors: Robbie Garrison
Date: May 24, 2016
Subject: Portraits
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:20875
Description: Robbie Garrison is vice president of the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground Conservancy.
Date: 1922
Subject: Cemeteries
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:29712
Description: Luyster Family Burial Grounds - (Alburtis Family Burial Place) at North Beach. The cemetery contained about 37 headstones in four rows, the burial place was actually on lower ground nearby; when this ... More
Date: May 24, 2016
Type: Epemera
Identifier: aql:20877
Description: Flyer is part of Prof. Johnathan Thayer's Public History class, Spring 2016, about the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground.
Date: Time Period: 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20870
Description: The Burial Ground Conservancy has documentation from the state saying the site qualifies for federal status since Indians of North America are buried there. The Conservancy's goals right now are corre ... More
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: 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.
Date: 1990s
Type: Document
Identifier: aql:20873
Description: Community activist Mandingo Osceola Tshaka wrote this letter detailing the history of the "Colored Cemetery of Flushing" to a Mr. Marion Phillips in the 1990s, as part of his campaign to have the site ... More
Authors: Rudy Hartmann
Date: March 6, 2016
Subject: Cemeteries
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18618
Description: The gate and signage at the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground.
Authors: Rudy Hartmann
Date: March 6, 2016
Subject: Cemeteries
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18605
Description: The memorial plaque installed at the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground.
Authors: Rudy Hartmann
Date: March 6, 2016
Subject: Cemeteries
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18572
Description: New York City Parks Department sign at the entrance of the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground.
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: May 24, 2016
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:20869
Description: Robbie Garrison (l.) and Mandingo Osceola Tshaka are leaders of the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground Conservancy.
Date: Time Period: 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20433
Description: Chief Little Fox talks about the various sites in Queens, especially Flushing, where Native American burial grounds existed and were lost. He mentions Mandingo Osceola Tshaka's long battle to reclaim ... More
Authors: Rudy Hartmann
Date: March 6, 2016
Subject: Playgrounds
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18601
Description: New York City Parks Department sign at Martins Field, part of the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground site.