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Date: Time Period: 2005 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21701
Description: Miguel describes Woodside as a very quiet place where he can walk freely, feel safe, and not be worried about life. He opines that Woodside is developing and improving. Recorded in Spanish. / Miguel e ... More
Date: Time Period: 2004 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18678
Description: Elizabet Flores owns La Bomboniera Marylu party store on Astoria's 30th Ave. She is originally from Mexico. She used to clean the home of the store's previous owner; when the owner mentioned she was s ... More
Date: Time Period: 2003 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19536
Description: Thara Madathody describes the appearance and people of Jackson Heights where she owns a home. She especially likes Roosevelt Avenue because it is a public transportation hub and close to both airports ... More
Date: Time Period: 2002 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18741
Description: Kristijana Jakulj has been a hairstylist at GiGi Salon and Styling Studio in Astoria since 2005. In 2010, the shop was voted as the best salon in New York City according to the website City's Best- Ne ... More
Date: Time Period: 2002 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18772
Description: Kristijana Jakulj was brought up in Split, Croatia. She came to New York in September 2002 on her honeymoon, and she and her husband decided to stay. She is a hairstylist and worked for eight years wi ... More
Date: Time Period: 2001 - 2014
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21125
Description: Kamaljit Kaur moved to the US in 2001 from India after she married her husband. She has been residing in South Ozone Park since she moved from Junction Boulevard in Jacksons Heights. She lives with he ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000 - 2019
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34041
Description: Orestes Gonzalez talks about his photography exhibit of portraits of artist living in Long Island City.
Date: Time Period: 2000-2018
Subject: Neighborhoods | Parents
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34355
Description: Mary talks about living in Fresh Meadows currently and different experiences she has had with her neighbors. She also talks about her daughter and how she currently lives with her parents. She talks a ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000-2016
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:24551
Description: Pushpalatha talks about moving to Flushing and her impressions of the neighborhood. She discusses her life in India and her life in Flushing, highlighting the differences. She also mentions adjustment ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000-2016
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33713
Description: Pushpalatha Bhat has been in the New York Queens area for the past 17 years. In this interview, Pushpalatha reflects on her first moments of touching down on U.S. soil, changes that have occurred, mom ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000-2015
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33804
Description: Leo Torres talks about what he enjoys most in New York City.
Date: Time Period: 2000-2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33786
Description: Valentina talks about her experience as an immigrant finally feeling at home in Queens.
Date: Time Period: 2000 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18699
Description: Jonathan Ellis and Georgina Young Ellis describe their efforts to improve the neighborhood in Astoria in which they bought their home. They persistently called the police to report crack houses and st ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000 - 2011
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18697
Description: The interviewees participate in a video production club that meets on Friday evenings in the East River Development Alliance office at Astoria Houses. They talk about a recent spate of shootings at As ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18763
Description: Ten years ago when Abdul Said moved to Astoria, everything was for rent, but now it's hard to find a place. When he was living in Brooklyn, he thought that noone wanted to live in Queens, but Astoria ... More