Oral History Interview With Aisha Yusuf

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Title

Oral History Interview With Aisha Yusuf

Description

Aisha describes growing up in Yonkers as a first generation immigrant from Nigeria. She also talks about the importance of the Hudson River Museum's Junior Docent program to her upbringing in Yonkers.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

Aisha Yusuf
Hudson River Museum

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

3/16/2017

Contributor

Aisha Yusuf
Hudson River Museum

Format

MP3

Identifier

2018.015,031

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Deshawn South

Interviewee

Aisha Yusuf

Location

Yonkers Riverfront Library

Original Format

MP3

Duration

27:15

Time Summary

00:33-Diversity of Yonkers.
1:29-Fond memories of school.
2:10-Description of her neighborhood.
5:30-Central Ave. as being a happening place.
5:37-Going to the Riverfront Library.
6:36-Playing soccer at Trevor Park.
6:39-Going to Untermyer Park.
8:32-Sense of community in Yonkers.
10:18-Importance of the Hudson River Museum's Junior Docent program.
12:11-Description of the Junior Docent Program.
14:26-The Hudson River Museum as a multi-disciplinary institution.
15:15-Sense of individualism from the Junior Docent program.
17:00-Interest in science from working at the museum.
18:12-Teaching at the museum.
18:50-Becoming a program manager.
21:45-Yonkers as a dynamic city.
23:20-Diversity of Yonkers schools.
26:23-Development in downtown Yonkers.

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Citation

Yonkers Public Library, “Oral History Interview With Aisha Yusuf,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed April 17, 2021, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/516.