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Reminiscences of Aja-Jielle Brown : oral history, 2001-2003.

Creator: Brown, Aja-Jielle, 1966-
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 66 p. sound recording: 1 sound disc (65 min.) : digital ; 3 in. sound recording: 1 sound cassette (54 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Educational program coordinator.

Scope and Contents

Background: born Kingston, Jamaica, childhood move to Bronx, NY; education: B.A. University of Wisconsin, M.A. coursework; career: academic program coordinator at Hunter College, work in the International Center; 9/11: news of the first plane crash, differences in visual and auditory images, New York City public transportation lockdown, images of Manhattan streets; post-9/11: photo imagery; communication with family members; reflections on U.S. global policy and Middle Eastern culture, increase in presence of Immigration and Naturalization Service in neighborhood with large Arab population, anti-Arab vandalism; impact on the International Center; new career as high school and college teacher, impact on family; impact on New York City economy; discussion of differences amongst New York City mayors; discussion of various U.S. military actions.

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