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"Unisphere" Photo courtesy of Erwin Ma, 2013.
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In a big advancement for local history research in Queens, the Queens Library has made nearly 8,000 of its digitized archival objects available online for the first time.  The Archives at...

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World’s Fair Ticket
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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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Jimmy Johnson and his Secretaries at Walt Disney
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“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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Broad Channel and Rockaways after Sandy
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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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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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