Locations discussed: Jackson Heights, Queens, NY
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    Date: Time Period: circa 1995 - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19532
    Description: Thara Madathody is an Indian immigrant who moved to the US in 2003 after getting married. She talks about her education and upbringing in India, as well as the beauty of Jackson Heights, where she has ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2009 - 2016
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21673
    Description: Miguel describes the decision-making process when he saw the opportunity of complete his high school studies and obtain a GED. He describes himself as someone who is curious and he describes himself a ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1990 - 2000
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22084
    Description: Luna first came to the United States for education and after completing her education she planned to go back to her country but due to conflict going on back in her country she was told to stay in the ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2016 - 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21699
    Description: Adelina reveals in this interview her will to learn and study in order to reach her dream to obtain a better paying job. Recorded in Spanish. / Adelina muestra como su voluntad de aprender la esta lle ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2009 - 2015
    Subject: Teachers | Education
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19534
    Description: Thara Madathody talks about teaching kids in New York after teaching adults in India. She is passionate about teaching children because they are the new generation. She talks about the way elders trai ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2000 - 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22103
    Description: Luna Ranjit is the founder of Adhikaar, a non-profit organization that mobilizes and empowers Nepalese migrant workers that live in Queens borough. Luna immigrated to the United States from Nepal firs ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:24492
    Description: Assemblyman Lafayette talks about the efforts of the Board of Education to integrate schools in Jackson Heights and the impact of this on the community. He mentions that the event received national at ... More
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