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.

MOHAMED AMIN ORAL HISTORY

Each week, we feature an oral history or recorded program from our audio/visual archives.

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QUEENS MEMORY COVID-19 PROJECT

Help us document the experiences of Queens residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. The stories we gather today will become a testament to the struggles and resiliency of the World’s Borough.

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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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