These shoppers look happy to be on Jamaica Avenue during the Jamaica Day sales in October 1957. This is one of the many images available from Queens Memory.
Queens Memory, a project supported by Queens Public Library and Queens College, and focused on collecting personal… READ MORE
The Queens Memory Project invites you to Making Community Story Quilts, a new exhibit at the Queens Museum featuring artwork created during their 2017 and 2018 story quilt workshops.
These multi-session workshops invited people from the Fresh Meadows and Flushing library… READ MORE
by Maggie Schreiner, Outreach Coordinator, Queens MemoryMany items that can help add to the history of Queens are sitting forgotten in apartments and basements all over our borough, potentially being damaged by poor storage conditions. Over the past three years, the Queens… READ MORE
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 World’s Fair, a new project has been created to preserve their memory by talking with the people who were… READ MORE