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Welcome to the Gallery. This is a space where contributors can share collections of images and audio that, together, tell us about the people, places, and events in Queens. If you would like to share something you know about one of these images or stories, simply log in and select that record to leave your comment.
My Baryo, My Borough uses art and creativity to celebrate the Filipino/Filipino-American community in NYC. Through public art programs, theatre, a...
This collection highlights interviews and photos of some of the many men and women who have studied and taught at Queens College.
Soon after moving to Astoria, Annabel Short began a year-long project of interviewing her neighbors and sharing their stories and photos on a blog ...
The community of Bayside was in an unusual position during World War II: At the same time that many of its own young people were leaving home for m...
This exhibit celebrates food and culinary traditions in Queens, from our agricultural past to our urbanized and ethnically diverse present. Featur...
Queens is the site of Hip Hop innovation and the birthplace of many artists. This is a sample of the growing Hip Hop history collections at Queens...
These images of Broad Channel and the Rockaways were donated by residents who wanted to document the worst of the damage as well as the year of rec...
The 1964-1965 World’s Fair held in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park was heavily supported by America’s “cold war” allies. In particular, South ...
Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights has been a busy center for commerce and transportation for over 100 years. This gallery contains the sights an...
These digitized excerpts of late 19th century cookbooks offer insight on regional heritage around cooking practices and diet. Some also offer recip...
Contrast these two depictions of an area once known as "Monkey Hill" in Flushing. Harriet Dondero Lawson's whimsical account of the name's origin, ...
This gallery features the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground. Originally purchased by the town of Flushing in 1840 to be a burial place for victi...
Queens Memory has partnered with The Greater Ridgewood Youth Council to document life in Ridgewood and provide training to 19 student-employees who...
My name is Natalie Milbrodt. I'm the Director of the Queens Memory Project and a really wonderful part of my job is documenting all kinds of cultu...
Queens was not always the densely settled borough it is today. Agriculture played a large role in the history of the county, and many farms remaine...
This is a teaching guide for using selected primary source materials from the Latimer Family Papers at The Archives at Queens Library. It was desig...
Enjoy these antique Valentine's Day greetings from the Archives at Queens Library!
Annalou Christensen describes going as a child to ice skate in Kissena Park, just a short trolley ride south from her home in Waldheim, Flushing. T...
In a first-time collaboration with Queens Memory, staff at the Queens Museum are conducting interviews with their visitors about attending the 1939...
   
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