Gertrude McDonald, Clip 1: Mother picked the top floor
Collection: Queens Memory Project Collection at Queens College Libraries' Department of Special Collections and Archives: Gertrude McDonald
Description: In 1923, Mrs. McDonald's family moved to Sunnyside from Yorkville where most of the apartments were cold water flats. In this clip, she describes living in those old cold water flats. Her family's Sunnyside apartment was a considerable improvement with its heat and hot water.
Apartments; Moving, Household; Families; Metropolitan Houses
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