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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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09-07-2014 07-08-2014 No cmcmonagle 0

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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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03-07-2013 07-03-2013 No MKearl 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 Mary Kearl
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Rockaways Diary: Stepping It Up for Summer Reading If you like sports, then you know there are periods when teams push their intensity to the max. You know about the Super Bowl in football, which is the most watched program in television. You know...
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26-06-2013 06-26-2013 No jwalsh 0

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Books Library baseball, basketball, cat café, championship, e-books, football, history, hurricane sandy, Kerri Strug, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, MLB, NBA, NFL, photographs, re, rockaways, sandy, Summer Reading, super bowl, Superstorm Sandy, world series, wrestling, WWE Kacper Jarecki
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Charles Lindbergh’s Extraordinary Life May 20 marked the 86th anniversary of the first nonstop solo transatlantic flight, made by American pilot Charles Lindbergh from New York to Paris. Lindbergh was not a child of New York. Born in...
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29-05-2013 05-29-2013 No jwalsh 0

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History Library aviation, Charles Lindbergh, crime of the century, Dwight Eisenhower, James Stewart, Spirit of St. Louis, transatlantic flights, World War II Jeremy Walsh
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A History of Earth Day and Environmental Awareness Each April, we celebrate Earth Day, a time to raise awareness of the various environmental challenges we face if we want to sustain our way of life. But where did Earth Day get its start? Earth...
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23-04-2013 04-19-2013 No jwalsh 1

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1 Comment History Library children, children’s activities, crafts, documentaries, earth day, Earth Week Film Festival, environment, global warming, John Muir, naturalist, nature, pollution Jeremy Walsh
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