World War, 1939-1945

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Date: Time Period: 1923 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21080
Description: Arnold Franco - Full Interview: Arnold Franco grew up in Richmond Hill, New York and currently resides in Manhattan. In this interview Arnold discusses his childhood in Queens, his experiences at Quee ... More
Date: Time Period: 1920 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20616
Description: Mary Kaiser moved to the Waldheim neighborhood to live with her father, aunt, and uncle after her mother's death in the 1920's. Her father was a conductor and later a supervisor for the MTA. Her uncle ... More
Date: September 19, 1942
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:17668
Description: These Bayside men posed for a photo as they were drafted into military service in September, 1942. More than 2,600 Bayside residents served during World War II, representing more than 100f the town's ... More
Authors: Gerard Tate
Date: Time Period: 1917 - 2013
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19452
Description: In this interview, Gerard Tate discusses his life, historical events and how the community of Ridgewood has changed from the early 20th century to the present day. His formative years coincided with t ... More
Date: Time Period: 1914 - 1945
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20585
Description: Jean Bartelt remembers an incident in her childhood when she was taunted about her German background during World War II. She reflects, however, that her mother had experienced far more virulent anti- ... More
Authors: Gerard Tate
Date: Time Period: 1910s; 1940s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19453
Description: The population of Ridgewood was stable up until second World War because people didn't really have the means to move. Ridgewood was the center of clothing manufacturing for many years. People bought f ... More
Date: Time Period: 1861 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20558
Description: In her own words, Jean Bartelt is "a Queens girl" who has lived almost her entire life in the same Hollis home her German immigrant parents bought in 1935. She has served people of the borough as both ... More
Date: Time Period: 1700 - 2013
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19433
Description: Helen Ries was born to parents of Gottscheer ethnicity who emigrated from present day Slovenia. In this interview, Helen discusses her Gottscheer heritage as well as her life during the Great Depressi ... More
Language: English
Identifier: aql:253
Description: These consist of about 20 pieces and are miscellaneous in nature. Among them is an insurance policy from the War Damage Corporation dated 1942; a copy of an army news letter titled "Sukiyaaki 16", und ... More