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    Date: Time Period: 1990s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22115
    Description: Khanna Mastova is the director for a non-profit organization called C.A.C.A.J. ( Council Aid of Central Asian Jews). She immigrated to America from Uzbekistan along with her husband in 1994. In this i ... More
    Authors: Bilick, Phyllis
    Date: 1987
    Type: black-and-white prints (photographs)
    Identifier: aql:2227
    Description: Marc Miller, Curator, and Donna Tuman, Curator of Education, examine the never-installed Far Rockaway section of the Panorama during "The Making of the Panorama of the City of New York: An Exhibition ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1986 - 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21689
    Description: Sergio analyzes the negative stereotypes that Latin Americans face in the United States. He reflects on the origins of these stereotypes. He delves into how these stereotypes manage to persist through ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1985 - 2011
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22248
    Description: Amanda Dargan and Eleftheria Delis discuss the methods Amanda has developed for working with artists in the classroom through her organization, City Lore.
    Date: Time Period: 1975-2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:25314
    Description: Marie talks about what happiness means to her. She mentions the importance of charity and education to the well being of a person.
    Date: Time Period: 1972 - 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34375
    Description: Candice Sering, a Filipino American, was born in Manhattan, New York. Her family moved to Flushing, Queens when she was one years old. In this interview, she talks about what it was like growing up in ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1971 - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:23140
    Description: Thomas Maguire talks about working in London before coming to New York because of the birth of his sister's daughter. He stayed in Sunnyside first, and then moved to Woodside. Originally from County C ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20612
    Description: Ganapathy's daughter attended John Bowne High School from the 10th-12th grade, from 1979-1982. Growing up in the area, she had many Indian and Chinese friends. He explains that she lived for a time in ... More
    Authors: Wally Rosenthal
    Date: June 1969
    Type: Digital image
    Identifier: aql:17844
    Description: This excerpt from the Queens College Report Alumni Magazine (Summer 1969, Volume III, Number 3) is a response to protests and occupations that occurred during the 1968-1969 academic year at Queens Col ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960's - 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34387
    Description: Mary Twomey's had seven siblings eventually come to New York, they first all settled in Maspeth. She also talks about working at St. John's University, and sending her four of her five children to col ... More
    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: ca. 1960
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34385
    Description: Mary Twomey talks about going by subway to St. Michaels in Manhattan for High School and what she studied in school. She later went secretarial school, and then got her first job at Parade Magazine, a ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1958 - 2012
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21243
    Description: When he was twelve years old and still living in Guyana, Mahipaul Persaud had to stop attending school and start working. His first job at a bakery required him to move away from home and sleep on-pre ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1957 - 2012
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19350
    Description: Dr Sarah Covington offers some kind advice to her student, Robert Lee, connected to the pursuit of a challenging and competitive career path in fields like English and History, where jobs are scarce.
    Date: Time Period: 1957 - 2012
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:23176
    Description: Dr. Leonard Rodberg, chair of the Urban Studies department at Queens College, reflects on how his education in physics and devotion to Judaism have influenced his thinking on social justice issues. Ea ... More