Oral History Interview With Nancy Klein

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Title

Oral History Interview With Nancy Klein

Description

Nancy recalls stories from when she was growing up in Yonkers and describes how it has changed since then.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

Nancy Klein

Hudson River Museum

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

8/2/2018

Contributor

Nancy Klein

Hudson River Museum

Format

MP3

Identifier

2018.015.019

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Raven Hicks

Interviewee

Nancy Klein

Location

Yonkers Riverfront Library

Duration

49:44

Time Summary

1:09-Living in Yonkers since 19:30
1:26-Changes in Yonkers.
2:54-Changes in Jewish demographics.
3:39-School desegregation and low-income housing crisis.
4:28-Schools: Annex 3 (School 27), Hawthorne Junior High, Yonkers High School.
5:51-Yonkers teachers.
8:54-Schools when Nancy was young.
10:49-Activities in neighborhood and at school.
11:43-Going on the trolley that was in Yonkers.
12:40-Bus accident.
13:30-Parks in Yonkers: Glen Island and Tibbetts Brook Park.
15:23-Stores that closed down in Yonkers.
17:28-The opening of the Cross-County Shopping Center.
19:03-Going to the Hudson River Museum.
19:50-How the Hudson River Museum used to look.
21:15: Alexander Smith Carpet Mill and Otis Elevator factory.
24:06-Desegregation lawsuit.
25:05-Yonkers politics.
28:48-Changes in west and east Yonkers.
33:45-Development in west Yonkers.
33:56-The Yonkers Carnegie Library.
35:00-Getty Square history.
38:43-Women used to be teachers, secretaries or stay at home moms.
39:34-Board member at Yonkers General Hospital.
42:09-Demographic changes in school.
47:00-Working on the PTA and volunteer at St.John's hospital.
48:05-Changes at hospitals in Yonkers.
49:54-Yonkers is a great place to grow-up and live.

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Citation

Yonkers Public Library, “Oral History Interview With Nancy Klein,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed April 17, 2021, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/520.