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    Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20546
    Description: Mr. Mohan states that during the 1970's, immigration was difficult unless you were a high level working professional. Eligible family members would sponsor each other to get green cards. Now this has ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20477
    Description: Radhika and P. Ramaswamy Mohan are Indian-American members of the Ganesh Temple who are active in the Temple Committee and as a Temple Trustee, respectively. They offer rich descriptions of the temple ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970-1990
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22061
    Description: Jessica Ramirez learned English by watching TV programs. She received assistance from people who spoke English and a little of Spanish. She also discusses the importance of obtaining a Social Security ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970-1990
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22137
    Description: Jessica immigrated to the United States from Peru when she was nine years old. She and her family first came to Florida and then moved to New York City. She describes the process she endured of obtain ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:25481
    Description: Sharlene Chou discusses the circumstances under which she left China for the United States.
    Date: Time Period: 1964-2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:23151
    Description: [Full Interview] Mary Brigid came from Kinvara, County Galway, Ireland, a coastal town. Her father was a farmer, and her mother stayed home with the children. Mary Brigid enjoyed school and the open s ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1963 - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18496
    Description: Patsy talks about how she met her husband Patrick, and about how good they were at dancing. She also recalls their road trips to Florida.
    Date: Time Period: 1963 - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18500
    Description: Patsy wants her grandchildren to stay connected to their Irish heritage. She talks about how much her grandchildren like Ireland, but how hard it is to schedule trips to the country now that they've g ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1963 - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18499
    Description: Patsy Kearney talks about her life in Ireland and moving to America. She talks about how she met her husband, her children, and her grandchildren. Recorded for the Queens College Irish Studies Oral Hi ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960s-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34141
    Description: Natalie Milbrodt, was born in 1977, in Southern Indiana. The family moved to Detroit, Michigan, where they resided in for a brief period of time. Her parents separated in 1979, so she and her mother m ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:24526
    Description: Tom discusses how immigrants have influenced the city and its people.
    Date: Time Period: 1960s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18075
    Description: Mary and Timothy O'Sullivan - Mary talks about her traveling to America from Ireland by boat because her family was scared of plane crashes. She talks about how when she arrived in New York she had tr ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18071
    Description: Mary talks about her first years living in Queens. She recalls her first job at an electric manufacturing company in Long Island, and talks about how she worked in the morning and then went to school ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18494
    Description: Patsy talks about she came to America because of her father's health. She and her family lived in her sister's house in Lower Manhattan and then moved to Woodside. She discusses her first job at Schra ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1958 - 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22079
    Description: Josephine Caputi was scared moving to a different country not knowing what would happen and not knowing the language. She spent her first year in America in the hospital and learned English there. She ... More