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Date: Time Period: 1912 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20487
Description: Don Capalbi, an Italian-American, is a longtime resident of Flushing, Queens. As the only child of an Italian immigrant mother and a father born in Indiana, Capalbi grew up in Astoria and was raised m ... More
Date: Time Period: 1911 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19327
Description: Glendale was planned in 1911 and started being built in 1927. The town is isolated separated by railroads and predominantly by cemeteries. While Glendale is still known for its cemeteries, over the ye ... More
Date: Time Period: 1910 - 1950
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20552
Description: Daniel Karatzas discusses the development of Jackson Heights, which originated as a planned, upper-middle-class community in the second decade of the 20th century. The post-WWII housing boom saw the a ... More
Date: Time Period: 1850 - 2011
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18727
Description: Bob Singleton is Executive Director of the Greater Astoria Historical Society. He speaks about the birth of 30th Avenue and its development from just some empty lots to how it is today and describes t ... More
Date: Time Period: 1850 - 2011
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18714
Description: Bob Singleton is Executive Director of the Greater Astoria Historical Society. He speaks about the birth of 30th Avenue and its development from just some empty lots to how it is today and describes t ... More
Date: Time Period: 1825 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20484
Description: Paul Graziano helped create the Waldheim Neighborhood Association. Some of the initial issues the group wished to address were drug dealing in the area, and the expansion of a large church.
Date: Time Period: 1825 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20582
Description: Paul Graziano, raised $40,000 for his Green Party run and got 80f the vote. He says he would run again if he had the funding. He describes his successes with rezoning efforts and the opposition he fac ... More
Date: Time Period: 1825 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20469
Description: Paul Graziano, is originally from Flushing. He is an urban planning and historic preservation consultant, and an advocate for preservation in four states. Mr. Graziano discusses the history of Flushin ... More
Date: Time Period: 1800s-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34352
Description: Mary Abbate's grandparents arrived in New York in the early 19th century, from Italy. Mary grew up in Flushing and has lived in Queens most of her life. In this interview she discusses growing up in Q ... More
Language: English
Identifier: aql:29448
Description: The Cornucopia Society Collection (2 boxes, 1997-2016) consists of materials from various Queens’ organizations. Included in the collection are newsletters for churches, community boards, and Neighbor ... More