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    Date: circa 1939
    Type: commemorative medals
    Identifier: aql:2592
    Description: One side features George Washington, Casimir Pulaski, and Thaddeus Kosciusko; the other features the Poland Pavilion.
    Date: Time Period: 1999 - 2012
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:23170
    Description: Recalling her immigration to Flushing from Poland as a teenager, Zuzanna Tyszka describes how she and her family adjusted to their new surroundings.
    Date: Time Period: 1985 - 2012
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:23167
    Description: Zuzanna Tyszka was born in Poland but moved to the U.S. at the age of 14, settling with her family in Flushing. She enjoyed growing up and attending school in the bustling, multicultural neighborhood ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2012
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:23179
    Description: Zuzanna Tyszka describes what she is most proud of about her borough, and explains her belief that "real New Yorkers" are from Queens (or maybe Brooklyn).
    Date: Time Period: 1999 - 2012
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:23171
    Description: Zuzanna Tyszka reflects on the cultural changes that have taken place in Flushing during the years she's lived there.
    Authors: Jean Moore
    Date: 1939 - 1940
    Type: Black and white photograph
    Identifier: aql:24761
    Description: Polish Pavilion 1939 World's Fair. Bronze statue of King Ladislaus II Jagiello (left) by the sculptor Stanislaw K. Ostrowski (1889 - 1947).
    Authors: Adam Zborowski
    Date: October 31, 2012
    Type: Digital image
    Identifier: aql:17492
    Description: The Rockaways were damaged by Hurricane Sandy but survived after the storm passed. The street sign stands a a symbol of the resiliance of residents and homes that weathered the storm. [From Adam: I co ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1948 - 2013
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21557
    Description: David Bayer immigrated as a baby with his Polish parents to the United States from a displacement camp in Germany shortly after WWII. He discusses the foods typically served at home growing up in Whit ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1948 - 2013
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21560
    Description: David Bayer was born in Germany in 1947 and came to the United States of America in 1949. David is a Jewish-Polish-American who grew up eating a mixture of foods from the Jewish faith, Poland and the ... More
    Authors: unknown
    Date: 1939
    Type: photographic prints
    Identifier: aql:1008
    Description: Visitors walking around courtyard in International Zone with Italian and Polish Pavilions visible in background on June 17th, 1939.
    Authors: Golby, Bob
    Date: circa 1939
    Type: negatives (photographic)
    Identifier: aql:1555
    Description: Black and white view of the Polish Pavilion latticed tower with Stanislaw K. Ostrowski's sculpture of King Ladislaus II Jagiello near the entrance.
    Authors: Golby, Bob
    Date: circa 1939
    Type: negatives (photographic)
    Identifier: aql:1552
    Description: Black and white of Stanislaw K. Ostrowski's sculpture of King Ladislaus II Jagiello. The sculpture features the king in battle gear riding a horse. The sculpture was a replica of an original sculpture ... More
    Authors: Gadaleta, Cosmo
    Date: circa 1939
    Type: black-and-white negatives
    Identifier: aql:2181
    Description: Woman in traditional Polish dress posing near the Polish Pavilion.
    Date: Time Period: 1905; 1922
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18437
    Description: Esther Weinreb's parents both took her to the World's Fair in 1939 with the train. They found it very interesting because they were both European immigrants, her mother from Poland and her father from ... More
    Date: 2017
    Type: Essay manuscript
    Identifier: aql:33601
    Description: Ben Stonehill Yiddishist - A short biography written by Lee Stonehill about his father. Ben Stonehill was born Ben Steinberg on August 20, 1906 in Suwalki, Poland, and came to NYC in 1929. He was a sa ... More
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