Text-size

Queens Library's Blog

Post date In moderation Comment count Read more.. Review Section Locations Tags Value Type Archive
Happy 100th Birthday, Grand Central Terminal! Grand Central Terminal will be celebrating its centennial all year long, and though the train station is located in Manhattan, there's a reason Queens buffs can share in the pride and...
0
07-02-2013 02-07-2013 No 0

Read More..

Grand Central Terminal Statues in Long Island City Queens History Library archives, Grand Central, Grand Central Terminal, history, Long Island City, mythology, photographs, Queens, sculptures, trains Mary Kearl
0
Blog entry
Black History Tour Landmark, The Archives at Queens Library Among the items in the Archives at Queens Library’s collection of original sources, documenting the history of the four counties of Long Island, are personal correspondence, financial...
0
11-02-2013 02-04-2013 No 1

Read More..

1 Comment Black History Month Tour History Library Black History, Black History Month, Jamaica, Lewis Latimer, newspapers Mary Kearl
0
Blog entry
Made in Queens: The Worst American Fighter Plane of World War II The New York Times reported that recently — just off the island of Midway, where the pivotal naval battle of the Pacific War was fought 71 years ago — archaeological divers discovered...
5
23-01-2013 01-11-2013 No jwalsh 0

Read More..

History Library aviation, battle of Midway, Brewster Buffalo, dogfights, JetBlue, Long Island City, Marine Corps, Midway, WW II Jeremy Walsh
100
Blog entry
Black Fridays of Yore and Lore The day after Thanksgiving has become the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States, earning the nickname “Black Friday” to set it apart from all the other manic shopping...
0
17-01-2013 11-27-2012 No jking 0

Read More..

Puck magazine, 1918 (via Library of Congress) History Library Alex Kava, Ashley and JaQuavis, Black Friday, economy, gilded age, James Patterson, Patricia Ryan, shopping, terrorists, urban fiction, Wall Street Jeremy Walsh
0
Blog entry
The Nameless Maelstrom that Topped Hurricane Sandy Sandy – it weakened from hurricane strength before it made landfall – is far from the only major storm to hit the New York City and Long Island region over the last half-century. But...
0
27-06-2013 11-16-2012 No jking 0

Read More..

1938 photo of Flushing Airport showing widespread flooding History Library 1938, beavers, Everett Allen, flooding, hurricane sandy, Hurricanes, New York City, R.A. Scotti, sandy, storm damage, Superstorm Sandy Jeremy Walsh
0
Blog entry