Jackson Heights (New York, N.Y.)
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    Date: Time Period: 1980-2016
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21687
    Description: Sonia shares her thoughts regarding the reasons why people from Central and Latin American come to the United States. Recorded in Spanish. / Sonia comparte su idea a cerca de cuales son las razones y ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1980 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22125
    Description: Chun-Hee Kim is the youngest child born from a family of nine based in Daegu, South Korea. She has worked with in various positions at the Queens Library which she joined in 1987. She immigrated to Qu ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1978 - 1981
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34054
    Description: Aida opened a Filipino restaurant in Jackson Heights on Roosevelt Avenue between 73rd and 74th Street, people really liked her food. Famous people would come to her restaurant. She had the restaurant ... More
    Authors: Teri Graham
    Date: June 1974
    Type: Digital image
    Identifier: aql:19361
    Description: Teri Graham's junior high school graduation for I.S. 145 (now called Joseph Pulitzer Middle School) in Flushing behind Prospect Theatre. She is surrounded by friends Debra Sukupa (left) and Steven For ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34361
    Description: Daniel Dromm discusses Jackson Heights on the 1970s. Topics include the Children of the Rainbow, Pride Parades, gay bars in the 1970s, the Julio Rivera murder and LGBT activism in Queens. Oral intervi ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:25411
    Description: Discusses hanging out in gay bars in Jackson Heights when he was 17 years old, getting a sense of meeting others and losing a history. Michael reflects on the stories of passed LGBTQ people and the ne ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970-2012
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21544
    Description: At the time of this interview, Council Member Daniel Dromm has served as the Democratic District Leader in the 39th Assembly District, Part A since 2002. He has been re-elected three times to represen ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21545
    Description: Daniel Dromm recalls Jackson Heights' gay culture in the 1970's when he would visit bars like The Alley and enjoyed the sense of community he felt there in an era when bars were the only meeting place ... More
    Authors: Unknown
    Date: 1966
    Language: EN
    Type: Scanned Material
    Identifier: aql:21327
    Description: Jordan Dubson poses with his 3rd grade class at P.S. 149 for a school picture. His teacher Ms. Buchanan is visible on the right.
    Date: Time Period: 1964; 2014
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18422
    Description: Robin Asserson visited the 1964-1965 World's Fair several times over the course of the expo. At the time she was in Junior High and she visited on a school trip as well as with family and with friends ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960-2018
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:27842
    Description: When Pauline was living in Staten Island, she was looking at different neighborhoods in Brooklyn. Even in 1997, she found that Brooklyn was too expensive. She looked into Queens and located an apartme ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960-2018
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:27845
    Description: One of the offshoots of NYAGRA was a short-term project Pauline conducted with Sheila Lambert (a noted activist) called the Coalition for Unity and Inclusion. The goal was to get all major organizatio ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960-2018
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:27844
    Description: Pauline hopes that the LGBT community will grow and flourish. She hopes it will find more resources and that members will have full access to health care services. She does note that much work needs t ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960-2018
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:27843
    Description: Pauline was born October 24, 1960. She was born in Korea and adopted at seven and one-half months by European American parents. Pauline grew up in Milwaukee and lived in the same house from the time s ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960s-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:33699
    Description: Nick describes his experience working as a reporter for the Daily News (Queens’s desk). He shares some humorous stories, including his interview of the actor Jerry Stiller. They met at the site of the ... More