Joan Flowers, Clip 1: Addisleigh Park's History and Notable Residents
Description: Joan Flowers discusses with interviewer Margo Luizzo, the Addisleigh Park neighborhood in Queens where she has lived since 2000. She talks about changing demographics and the area's former notable residents, including Babe Ruth, James Brown, Lena Horne, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Count Basie. A number of elected official currently reside in the area, including William Scarborough, Malcolm Smith, and Dora Young.
African American jazz musicians; African American civic leaders; Demographic transition; Neighborhoods; Local government; Ruth, Babe; Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt); Flowers, Neville; Basie, Count; Horne, Lena; Brown, James
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