Flushing (New York, N.Y.)
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    Date: Time Period: 1972-2017
    Subject: Public housing
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:25504
    Description: Terry explains the pros of public housing back when he was growing up. He says, “It was built for the working class and it wasn’t built for welfare purposes, it was built to give people who honestly w ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1972-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:25500
    Description: Terry Katz was born and raised in Pomonok. Pomonok housing was his main residence as he was growing up. His love and treasured memories of Pomonok housing inspired him to create a documentary named Po ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1950-2000
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:25408
    Description: Pomonok was public housing project, funded by the New York City Housing Authority, but the children including Alan did not know what that meant. Pomonok was a clean and nice place to live. The mainten ... More
    Date: November 18, 1974
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:22980
    Description: The Kissena Apartments in Flushing provided public housing for the elderly.
    Date: August 7, 1954
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:22477
    Description: This bird's-eye view of the Queens College campus also takes in the Pomonok Houses and the Electchester Houses, the apartment complexes seen at the top of the photograph.
    Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2011
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20473
    Description: Dr. Uma Mysorekar discusses the number of employees working and living at the Ganesh Temple, and the benefits they receive. She describes their properties in the Flushing area that encompass the templ ... More
    Date: September 15, 1951
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:22606
    Description: An aerial view of the public housing development under construction.
    Date: ca. 1910 - 1940
    Type: postcard; digital image
    Identifier: aql:17920
    Description: Looking East from South 14th Street, Murray Hill, Flushing, L.I. (Now Queens)
    Date: January 15, 1970
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:22586
    Description: The city-owned apartment complex was built in 1970 and consists of four 10-story buildings.
    Date: January 15, 1970
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:22428
    Description: The city-owned apartment complex was built in 1970 and consists of four 10-story buildings.
    Date: Time Period: 1950-2000
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:25402
    Description: Pomonok was an interesting place to grow up for a lot of different reasons: making lifelong friends, families getting togethe, and neighbors spending time together. Families looked out for each other. ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1950-2000
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:25407
    Description: Alan was born on the Lower East Side of New York, on Montgomery Street. He moved to the Pomonok Houses in Flushing Queens, when he was three years old. He lived in the Pomonok Houses until he was in h ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1900 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20605
    Description: Mr. Hourahan describes the 1920's economic bubble as similar to the one in 2010. Advertisements describe Flushing as a healthy clean place to live. The area was just residential, there were no factory ... More
    Date: January 28, 1972
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:22475
    Description: This view looks down on a playground in the Pomonok Houses.
    Date: January 28, 1972
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:22466
    Description: A woman pushes a shopping cart on an unidentified street in the Pomonok Houses development.