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Paul Graziano, Clip 1: Evolution of Flushing

Collection: Queens Memory Project Collection at Queens College Libraries' Department of Special Collections and Archives: Paul Graziano
Date: Time Period: 1825 - 2010; 2010-06-23; Interview recorded: June 23 2010 Material: Digital audio recording made using TASCAM DR-07 digital recorder and Hindenburg. Dimension: Total running time: 0:01:37
Creator: Paul Graziano interviewed by Natalie Milbrodt Identifier: aql:20592 graziano_paul_clip1

Description: Mr. Graziano describes how Flushing was a small town before the railroad was built. Then it became a resort town 1840-1870. People from Manhattan would travel by ferry to Long Island City, take a train to Flushing. Original farms were carved into estates. Then Flushing began to suburbanize.

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Subject:
Real estate development; Farms; Land subdivision
Collection : aql:20455; aql:20663

Creator : Paul Graziano interviewed by Natalie Milbrodt

Date : Time Period: 1825 - 2010; 2010-06-23; Interview recorded: June 23 2010

Summary/Description : Mr. Graziano describes how Flushing was a small town before the railroad was built. Then it became a resort town 1840-1870. People from Manhattan would travel by ferry to Long Island City, take a train to Flushing. Original farms were carved into estates. Then Flushing began to suburbanize.

Subject : Real estate development; Farms; Land subdivision

Rights : This recording is the property of Queens College Libraries' Department of Special Collections and Archives. Please contact digitalarchives@queenslibrary.org for research and reproduction requests.

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

Type : Oral history

Format : Digital audio recording made using TASCAM DR-07 digital recorder and Hindenburg.; Total running time: 0:01:37

Identifier : aql:20592 graziano_paul_clip1

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This recording is the property of Queens College Libraries' Department of Special Collections and Archives. Please contact digitalarchives@queenslibrary.org for research and reproduction requests.


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