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John Millus, Full Interview

Collection: Sunnyside Sound Project Records at the Archives at Queens Library: John Millus
Date: Time Period: 2009-2009; 2009; Interview recorded in 2009 Material: digital audio recording made using Edirol R-09 digital recorder and Adobe Soundbooth software. Dimension: Total running time: 0:03:07
Creator: John Millus interviewed by Sabine Heinlein Identifier: aql:18168 millus_john_clip1

Description: John Millus, or as he introduces himself "The Mayor of Skillman Avenue" has lived in Sunnyside since the mid-nineties. A self-proclaimed community watchdog/helper/networker in his mid-sixties, John is well known among storeowners in the neighborhood. John has contributed stories to local papers about storefront graffiti, dead tree branches, and illegal dumping, as well as potholes and sinkholes. Sometimes he directs fellow residents to the city councilmen or helps them with unjust parking and Sanitation tickets. This clip was originally posted on the Sunnyside Sound Project web site.

Collection : aql:18078; aql:20455

Creator : John Millus interviewed by Sabine Heinlein

Date : Time Period: 2009-2009; 2009; Interview recorded in 2009

Summary/Description : John Millus, or as he introduces himself "The Mayor of Skillman Avenue" has lived in Sunnyside since the mid-nineties. A self-proclaimed community watchdog/helper/networker in his mid-sixties, John is well known among storeowners in the neighborhood. John has contributed stories to local papers about storefront graffiti, dead tree branches, and illegal dumping, as well as potholes and sinkholes. Sometimes he directs fellow residents to the city councilmen or helps them with unjust parking and Sanitation tickets. This clip was originally posted on the Sunnyside Sound Project web site.

Subject : Neighborhoods

Rights : These audio recordings, photos and articles are the property of Sabine Heinlein. Uses of edited excerpts from her interviews are protected under a Creative Commons public domain license, but her full, unedited audio is open to researchers by request. Contact digitalarchives@queenslibrary.org for access. For reproductions of the unedited recordings, please contact Sabine Heinlein at (sabineheinlein@gmail.com).

Coverage : Locations discussed: Sunnyside, NY Sunnyside (New York, N.Y.) Queens (New York, N.Y.)

Type : Oral history

Format : digital audio recording made using Edirol R-09 digital recorder and Adobe Soundbooth software.; Total running time: 0:03:07

Identifier : aql:18168 millus_john_clip1

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Rights Notice
These audio recordings, photos and articles are the property of Sabine Heinlein. Uses of edited excerpts from her interviews are protected under a Creative Commons public domain license, but her full, unedited audio is open to researchers by request. Contact digitalarchives@queenslibrary.org for access. For reproductions of the unedited recordings, please contact Sabine Heinlein at (sabineheinlein@gmail.com).


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