A Neighborhood Remembers

One of the final interviews of Tuskegee Airman Roscoe Brown. A conversation with Rabbi Avraham Weiss. Surprising information from some of the members of the Sisters of Charity at the College of Mount Saint Vincent.  Those were just some of the audio interviews captured by volunteers and staff at the Riverdale branch of the New York Public Library for the project “Remembering Riverdale: Our Neighborhood Oral History.” The goal was to capture the life stories of the movers and shakers and the everyday residents of Riverdale. The project lasted for months and involved scores of volunteers, interviewers and interviewees, many of whom gathered at the Riverdale library branch in late November to celebrate the completion of their task.  To read complete article, with a link to the website click here.