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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...
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11-02-2013 02-04-2013 No MKearl 1

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1 Comment Black History Month Tour History Library Black History, Black History Month, Jamaica, Lewis Latimer, newspapers Mary Kearl
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Queens Library at Langston Hughes to Be Recognized as Literary Landmark: Join Us! Queens Library’s Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center will be nationally recognized on Saturday, February 9, 2013, as a Literary Landmark by United for Libraries. It is the...
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Langston Hughes Library Books Library African American heritage, Black History Month, Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes, Literary Landmark, New York City, poetry, Queens Queens Library
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Happy Birthday Bill Peet January 29 marks the birthday of an animator, illustrator and author whose imagination and style helped define children’s entertainment in the 20th Century. His name may not ring bells for...
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1 Comment Books Library 101 Dalmatians, Bill Peet, Chester the Worldly Pig, children's books, Cinderella, Disney, Donald Duck, Fantasia, Walt Disney, Womp World Jeremy Walsh
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At Queens Library, a Personal Memory of Dr. King The passing of time is changing the way Americans recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day, at Queens Library and around the country. Each year, a larger percentage of the population was not alive...
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2 Comments Johnnie Dent, Community Library Manager at Queens Library at East Elmhurst, the Books Library civil rights, Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King Jr., MLK Day, Selma protests Jeremy Walsh
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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...
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History Library aviation, battle of Midway, Brewster Buffalo, dogfights, JetBlue, Long Island City, Marine Corps, Midway, WW II Jeremy Walsh
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