“Immigration education matters.” “Connecting with our heritage matters.”
“Promoting intercultural understanding matters.”
Click on underlined words to open links to their websites.
The Woman Keeping Yorkville Alive
NewYorkPress, March 8, 2013, Kathy Jolowicz, OTTY Award winner
History-New York City
Looking Back: The American Dream Through Immigrant Eyes, 1907-1918
Memoir: Lived between 1907-1918 (© 1986), Marie Jastrow, author. Lived on 81st
Street between York and East End Aves.
Origins and History of the Village of Yorkville in the City of New York
Second Edition (© 2014): History of Yorkville, Anthony C. Lofaso, author
74th and York: Growing Up Czech in New York City
Memoir: Lived 74th Street and York Ave. in the 1920s and 1930s (© 1988), Olga Leone, author
Growing Up in Yorkville: During the 1950s
Memoir: People, places and events. A wonderful walk down memory lane. (© 2018), Bob Walsh, author. Also see Jimmy’s Boy: Devils, Angels and Miracles. True story of a blessed child.
I Hate the Dallas Cowboys: Tales of a Scrappy New York Boyhood
Memoir: Living in Yorkville in the 1960s (© 2014), Thomas R. Pryor, author (lived on York Ave. between 81st and 82nd Streets–Pryor still resides there).
Little Bastards of Yorkville
Memoir: Living in Yorkville in the 1950s (© 2017), Arthur Miller, author, retired NYC Music teacher.
(lived at 535 E. 81st Street).
One Day as I Stood Lonely: Yorkville
Memoir: Living in Yorkville in the 1940s and1950s (© 2009), Kevin N. Boland (lived on 79th Street near East End Ave.).
Shaped by Immigrants: A History of Yorkville
Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts (© 2018).
Time to Remember: Growing Up in New York Before the Great War, A
Memoir: Life between 1907-1918 (© 1979), Marie Jastrow, author. Lived on 81st Street between York and East End Aves.
Yorkville: On the Sidewalks of New York (Richard Poelthig, 1925-1945)
Subways and Rail
By the El: Third Avenue and its El at Mid-Century
Second edition (© 2007), Lawrence Stetler, author. Lothar Stetler, photography.
History-New York State
Immigration History Research Center
University of Minnesota
311 Andersen Library
222 21st Avenue So.
Minneapolis, MN 55455-4400
Annual Twins Days Festival
August 4-6, 2017 [Over 3,000 sets of twins/multiples participate.] This annual event takes place the first full weekend in August. Twinsburg, OH (a Cleveland suburb)
August 7-9, 2021 is the 45th year of the annual TDF. The 2020 TDF has been postponed until 2021 because of Covid 19.