Jackson Heights (New York, N.Y.)
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    Date: Time Period: 1960 - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19365
    Description: Teri Graham talks about her childhood home in Jackson Heights, as well as the businesses she remembers frequenting with friends and family. She shares memories of celebrating holidays, such as egg hun ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960s-1970s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:24490
    Description: Assemblyman Lafayette talks about the Vietnam War, its impact on the community and what it meant on both a national and local level to citizens. He also talks about the democratization of clubs and th ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960s
    Subject: Neighborhoods
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22092
    Description: Mr. Ivan Lafayette discusses the turning point in Jackson Heights during the 1960's when Jackson Heights buildings weren't kept clean and bad things were happening there such as drug deals.
    Date: Time Period: 1960s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:24492
    Description: Assemblyman Lafayette talks about the efforts of the Board of Education to integrate schools in Jackson Heights and the impact of this on the community. He mentions that the event received national at ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19359
    Description: When she was growing up in the 1960s, Teri Graham's block was on the border of Jackson Heights (predominantly white) and Corona (predominantly black). She got along just fine with all of her white nei ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960s
    Subject: Easter | Halloween | Holidays
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19371
    Description: Teri Graham shares her memories of celebrating Easter: the outfits, the services, the Easter egg hunt, and the Sunday school parties. For Halloween, instead of trick or treating for herself, Teri woul ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1950s - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:23163
    Description: Margaret Berry was born in Dublin. She attended school until age 13 and then worked in a knitwear factory, Viennese Knitwear Company. She saved money and immigrated to the United States with help of h ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1950s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:24488
    Description: Assemblyman Lafayette lists the Korean War as a turning point in his life. He trained for the war in Georgia and recalls race relations in the South in the 1950s.
    Date: Time Period: 1940s - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:23153
    Description: Tom Berry recalls some humorous stories while working behind the counter at the Liffy, a popular Irish bar in Jackson Heights.
    Date: Time Period: 1940s - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:23155
    Description: Tom Berry recalls daily school life growing up in Dublin. He tells a story of a school race when he was in primary school.
    Date: Time Period: 1940s - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:23135
    Description: Thomas Berry was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland and came to Queens during the 40's. He describes his experience enlisting in World War II. H moved around the neighborhood of Jackson Heights multip ... More
    Authors: Ralph S. Solecki
    Date: 1938
    Type: black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:4819
    Description: 83rd Street site, looking east. The Riker Lent Smith Homestead, sometimes called the Rapelye house stands to the north.
    Authors: Ralph S. Solecki
    Date: 1938
    Type: black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:4482
    Description: Archaeological site at 83rd Street. Site is being destroyed by road grading operations. Refuse line below rim of cut.
    Authors: Ralph S. Solecki
    Date: 1938
    Type: black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:4684
    Description: Archaeological site at 83rd Street, near North Beach Airport, now La Guardia Airport.
    Authors: Ralph S. Solecki
    Date: 1938
    Type: black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:4570
    Description: Archaeological site at 83rd Street. Exposure in cut bank, view looking north.