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    Date: Time Period: 2010-2017
    Subject: Education
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:24888
    Description: Natalie talks about her job with the Queens Memory Project from the time that she was in Library School at Queens College and how it has evolved to what it is now.
    Date: Time Period: 2010 - 2014
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21098
    Description: Ekta Kaur Full Interview: Ekta Kaur was born and raised in Punjab, India. She came to the US shortly after getting married. Her husband has been living in the US since he was five years old. She immig ... 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: 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: 1971 - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:23140
    Description: Thomas Maguire talks about working in London before coming to New York because of the birth of his sister's daughter. He stayed in Sunnyside first, and then moved to Woodside. Originally from County C ... 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: 1955-1987
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:27837
    Description: Mary says when academic institutions are small, students can afford to take part in school sponsored activities and amenities. Now that academic institutions have grown, it's harder to engage the srud ... More
    Date: Circa 1950
    Type: Black and white photograph
    Identifier: aql:23813
    Description: Portraits - Dr. John J. Theobald (1905 - 1985) - President of Queens College from 1949 - 1954. Best known for his time as Superintendent of New York City's public schools from 1958 - 1963, and a Deput ... 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: 1993 - 2016
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22121
    Description: Muneeb Siddiqui was born and raised in Queens. In fact, he's spent his entire life here. During the interview, Muneeb talks about going to elementary, middle and high school in Queens. He worked for a ... 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: 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
    Date: Time Period: 1929 - 2012
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21214
    Description: At the time of this interview, Mr. Khan had lived in Queens Village for sixteen years. His ancestors originated from India, like many Guyanese. Mr. Khan is a retired elementary school principal who li ... More