WE ARE THE PEOPLE
OF QUEENS

Photo courtesy Ken Harris, Jamaica, NY circa 1975

The Queens Memory Project is our record of how we got here, who we are, and what we want from our future.

DEIRDRE STEIN ORAL HISTORY

Deirdre Stein describes various traditional meals that are cooked on certain holidays throughout the Jewish year.

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CELEBRATING 125 YEARS

As we mark the 125th anniversary of Queens Public Library, we honor the people we serve in the most diverse place in the country and uphold our commitment to inclusion, equity, and free access to information and opportunity for all.

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Listen to the Queens Memory Podcast

Subscribe to Season Two of the Queens Memory Podcast, The Borough We Became: Queens Residents on Life during COVID-19 on iHeart Radio, iTunes, Podcast AddictStitcher, Google or Spotify. This new season will feature first-person accounts from Queens residents living this past spring at the epicenter of the pandemic. New episodes air each Thursday, starting August 6th 2020. Listen here to a trailer for the season. To hear Season One of the Queens Memory Podcast, Memories of Migration, subscribe on Sound Cloud. Season One features Queens residents who moved from all over the world over the past century to settle in the “World’s Borough”.

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