Isabel Jennings, Full Interview
Collection: This recording is part of the 30th Ave - A Year in the Life of a Street Records at the Archives at Queens Library: Isabel Jennings
Description: Isabel Jennings was born in Puerto Rico and brought up in Astoria. She had been living in Atlanta, Georgia, but moved back to New York recently to be near her daughter who had just had a son. She lives in upper Manhattan but found a job back in Astoria, as a nurse in the emergency department at Mount Sinai Hospital on 30th Ave. She does not enjoy the late shift that she works (from 11 am to 11:30 pm). The work is intense because the hospital is small and very busy; she says that the area needs more hospitals. Only edited excerpts from oral history interviews are available online. For access to full interviews, contact digitalarchives@queenslibrary.
Hospital care; Nurses; Neighborhoods
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