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    Date: Time Period: 2001 - 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21697
    Description: Wilson describes the divisions that exist in Queens that are formed by communities and their larger academic standings. He explains that is easier for a person with education to learn the social, econ ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2007-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:25509
    Description: Eva Roman was born and raised in Colombia. She immigrated to the United States in November 30th of 2007 with her mother. She has been living in Kew Gardens ever since she immigrated to New York. She c ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1972 - 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34375
    Description: Candice Sering, a Filipino American, was born in Manhattan, New York. Her family moved to Flushing, Queens when she was one years old. In this interview, she talks about what it was like growing up in ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20612
    Description: Ganapathy's daughter attended John Bowne High School from the 10th-12th grade, from 1979-1982. Growing up in the area, she had many Indian and Chinese friends. He explains that she lived for a time in ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960's - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34387
    Description: Mary Twomey's had seven siblings eventually come to New York, they first all settled in Maspeth. She also talks about working at St. John's University, and sending her four of her five children to col ... More
    Date: Time Period: ca. 1960
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34385
    Description: Mary Twomey talks about going by subway to St. Michaels in Manhattan for High School and what she studied in school. She later went secretarial school, and then got her first job at Parade Magazine, a ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1950's
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34388
    Description: Mary Twomey discusses going to school in Ireland and her experience going to school here in the United States.
    Date: Time Period: 1900 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20580
    Description: Mr. Hourahan describes how the Progressive era, was not just one of social reform, but also reflected a changing economy, immigration. and growth of industry. The family that lived in the historical s ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1980 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20553
    Description: Susie Lee was born in Flushing, Queens to Korean parents. She recalls her experiences growing up in the neighborhood in the 1990's. Because she attended school from 7th-12th grade in Manhattan, she di ... More
    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: 1938 - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34386
    Description: Mary Twomey was born in the farmland of County Kilkenny at a time of great poverty; she was one of nine children, and when she was 6, her mother died. At the age of 11, she traveled alone to New York ... More
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