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Date: Time Period: 2000s
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22113
Description: Chris Piasta gives his viewpoint on why the neighborhoods in South Jamaica are under appreciated and how it can be appreciated by people outside of South Jamaica.
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22162
Description: Chris Piasta talks about how an outsider would perceive South Jamaica and what makes the neighborhood distinct from the other New York City neighborhoods.
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22098
Description: Father Christopher Piasta of Saint Joseph's Church is a resident of South Jamaica, Queens. In this interview, Father Piasta reflects on his life experiences, his childhood, and relays his personal pre ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22247
Description: David Kass describes Queens as the working man's borough filled with immigrants who want to live the American dream. His wife, Lori Kass, asks him to name some of his favorite places in New York City. ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22117
Description: Luna Ranjit discusses the different communities in Jackson Heights such as the Nepali, Tibetan, and Bengali communities. She also talks about how different restaurants determine the communities that l ... More
Date: Time Period: 1999-2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:26210
Description: Larry talks about his experiences working as an LGBTQ activist in both Manattan and Queens. He goes onto to compare his experiences working in those two boroughs.
Date: Time Period: 1999 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23171
Description: Zuzanna Tyszka reflects on the cultural changes that have taken place in Flushing during the years she's lived there.
Date: Time Period: 1999 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23170
Description: Recalling her immigration to Flushing from Poland as a teenager, Zuzanna Tyszka describes how she and her family adjusted to their new surroundings.
Date: Time Period: 1998 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18680
Description: Benny Banker, originally from Gujarat in India, works for the United States Postal Service and has been delivering mail along 30th Ave. in Astoria for 13 years. He talks about how the work is not as t ... More
Date: Time Period: 1996 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18687
Description: Abdul Said, originally from Morocco, came to the U.S. 26 years ago and has lived in Astoria for 15 years. He likes its quietness, though he says recently it is getting louder. He's currently working a ... More
Date: Time Period: 1996 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18692
Description: Jon and Georgina are both Caucasian American, originally from LA. They lived in New Mexico before coming to Astoria. Jon is a screenwriter and web designer, Georgina a writer and English teacher. They ... More
Date: Time Period: 1995 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:24784
Description: Keith Perrin talks about the places he's lived in the past couple of years. He had moved upstate to a beautiful house to be at peace, but it was too far from his workplace to travel every day. He live ... More
Date: Time Period: 1995; 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18762
Description: Mother and daughter Shimin and Nadia Ahmad talk about how Qazi Ahmad (Shimin's husband and Nadia's father) set up TaxIntel (formerly known as Abacus One) on 30th Avenue. The business prepares income t ... More
Date: Time Period: 1995 - 2011
Type: Text
Identifier: aql:18774
Description: Mother and daughter Shimin and Nadia Ahmad talk about how Qazi Ahmad (Shimin's husband and Nadia's father) set up TaxIntel on 30th Avenue. The business does income tax returns and also provides Intern ... More
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Authors: Giedra Kregzdys
Date: April 1995
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17132
Description: Newsletter of the Woodhaven Residents' Block Association.
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