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The Birthplace of Santa We asked Richard Panchyk, author of Hidden History of Queens, to tell us about one of Queens’ historic holiday places—and its connection to one of the most famous poems ever written!...
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07-11-2018 11-01-2018 No yetheart 0

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Hidden History of Queens History Library A Visit from St. Nicholas, Clement Clarke Moore, Elmhurst, Hidden History of Queens, Queens Library Magazine, Richard Panchyk, Santa Claus, The Night Before Christmas yetheart
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Culture In Transit: Preserving Community History Across Queens by Maggie Schreiner, Outreach Coordinator, Queens Memory Many items that can help add to the history of Queens are sitting forgotten in apartments and basements all over our borough, potentially...
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26-06-2015 06-26-2015 No yetheart 0

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Culture in Transit Events Library Brooklyn Public Library, Culture in Transit, Digital Public Library of America, history, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Metropolitan New York Library Council, Queens, Queens College, Queens Memory yetheart
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Queens Memories & World's Fairs New York City has had the honor of hosting the World’s Fair three times — and two of them have been held in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park! Now, 50 years after our city’s last...
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22-01-2015 01-15-2015 No yetheart 0

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World’s Fair Ticket History Library 2015, New York City, Queens Memory, Queens Museum, World’s Fair yetheart
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Inside the Whimsy Works “My daddy works for Walt Disney!” It was a great mixer line in the early 60s at the bus stop, kids’ birthday parties, or any gathering of kids for that matter. Instant, but...
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Jimmy Johnson and his Secretaries at Walt Disney History Library 2014, Disney cmcmonagle
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Celebrating the History and Recovery of Broad Channel and the Rockaways After Sandy To mark the six-month anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Queens Library, Queens Memory Project and Jamaica Bay Lives!, a documentary project about Jamaica Bay, invited the community to Queens Library...
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07-08-2015 07-03-2013 No 1

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1 Comment Broad Channel and Rockaways after Sandy History Library Broad Channel, history, hurricane sandy, Jamaica, Jamaica Bay, Queens, Superstorm Sandy jwalsh
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