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Mustafa Eid and Sabah Guessar, 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: Mustafa Eid and Sabah Guessar
Date: Time Period: 1974 - 2011; 2011-11-20; Interview recorded: November 20 2011 Material: Digital audio recording made using Olympus Linear PCM Recorder LS-10 digital recorder and Adobe Soundbooth CS5. Dimension: Total running time: 0:11:47
Creator: Mustafa Eid and Sabah Guessar interviewed by Annabel Short Identifier: aql:18761 eid_mustafa_full

Description: Mustafa Eid, 25, manages Trade Fair supermarket on 30th Avenue in Astoria. Sabah Guessar also works there as a manager. Mustafa says, “you can cross borders when you cross our aisles”; they talk about how the store is focused on providing the neighborhood's immigrant communities with the products that make them feel like they're at home. Mustafa describes Trade Fair's growth from a small store opened in 1974 at the 30th Ave location to a bigger business with locations throughout Queens.

Collection : aql:20455; aql:18657

Creator : Mustafa Eid and Sabah Guessar interviewed by Annabel Short

Date : Time Period: 1974 - 2011; 2011-11-20; Interview recorded: November 20 2011

Summary/Description : Mustafa Eid, 25, manages Trade Fair supermarket on 30th Avenue in Astoria. Sabah Guessar also works there as a manager. Mustafa says, “you can cross borders when you cross our aisles”; they talk about how the store is focused on providing the neighborhood's immigrant communities with the products that make them feel like they're at home. Mustafa describes Trade Fair's growth from a small store opened in 1974 at the 30th Ave location to a bigger business with locations throughout Queens.

Subject : Supermarkets

Rights : Contact the Archives at Queens Library (718-990-0770) for research and reproduction requests.

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

Type : Oral history

Format : Digital audio recording made using Olympus Linear PCM Recorder LS-10 digital recorder and Adobe Soundbooth CS5.; Total running time: 0:11:47

Identifier : aql:18761 eid_mustafa_full

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Contact the Archives at Queens Library (718-990-0770) for research and reproduction requests.


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