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Collection Details


Collection Name: Queens Local Oral History Collection
Repository Name: Fiorello H. LaGuardia Community College / CUNY. LaGuardia and Wagner Archives, Queens Local History Collection [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Long Island City, New York, United States
URL: http://www.queenshistory.lagcc.cuny.edu/queenshistory/
Dates Spanned: 1975-1989
Description: The Queens Local Oral History collection consists of interviews with more than 60 people conducted in the late 1970s and 1980s. Most of the subjects were senior citizens who reflected on their experiences and recollections of life in New York City, particularly Queens, in the 20th century. The interviews offer information on family life, immigration, ethnicity, work, leisure, housing, politics and other topics.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 65
Broad Subjects: Geography; Biography
ASP Subjects: Biography; Neighborhood--New York (N.Y.); New York; New York (N.Y.)--History; New York (N.Y.)--Social life and customs; New York, NY; New York, NY - Queens; Oral history; United States
Collection Code: OHC0002797