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Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20941
Description: Neville Flowers discusses neighborhood change around Eastern Parkway, the location of his first private practice.
Date: Time Period: 1970-2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21546
Description: Daniel Dromm speaks to the diversity and constantly shifting ethnicities of Jackson Heights, the community he represents as a New York City Council Member and calls home.
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: 1970; 2011
Type: Text
Identifier: aql:18688
Description: Isabel Jennings was born in Puerto Rico and brought up in Astoria. She had been living in Atlanta, Georgia, but moved back to New York recently to be near her daughter who had just had a son. She live ... More
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Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20474
Description: Mrs. Mohan says she felt safe in her neighborhood when she lived in Woodside. She had a lot of Indian neighbors. The Mohans say they took precautions by not going out late at night. Now they live in B ... More
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: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:24494
Description: Anthoula Lelekidis is the founder of the social media project Ancient Astoria, a collection of photographs that preserve and share the memory of rapidly changing Astoria, Queens. In this interview, sh ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20493
Description: Since Chinese and Koreans residents have moved to the neighborhood, Hansa has felt safer where she lives. Geeta says her neighborhood is quiet. She greets her neighbors and knows them by name and face ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20634
Description: Geeta Sharma and Hansa Muni are friends who came across the street from the Hindu Society's senior center after their meeting to speak with Natalie Milbrodt in the basement of the Ganesh Temple where ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970s
Subject: Racism | Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19868
Description: One time during his childhood, twenty white kids stole Ralph’s bicycle. The kids thought that Ralph had stolen the bicycle from one of their friends. After finding out their mistake, they returned his ... More
Date: Time Period: 1969 - 2007
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22305
Description: David Kass talks enthusiastically about his love affair with New York City and Queens.
Date: Time Period: 1969 - 2007
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22288
Description: David Kass talks with his wife, Lori Kass, in this StoryCorps interview about his life-long relationship with New York City. He was born and raised in Queens, and explains his take on growing up in an ... More
Date: Time Period: 1969
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19870
Description: People from the Caribbean started moving into Queens Village, and the neighborhood started to change with different ethnicities. Ralph’s father had a bumper sticker on the back of the car saying “Quee ... More
Date: Time Period: 1966 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18739
Description: Frank DePaola was born in Calabria, Italy. He came to New York with his family when he was eight; they lived on Long Island before moving to Astoria. Frank opened Sorriso Salumeria on 30th Ave. around ... More
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34010
Description: Patricia Brintle is long-term residents of Jackson Heights and Whitestone. In the interview, she discussed about the times when she lived in Jackson Heights and Whitestone and how everything started t ... More