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At the time of the 1965 blackout I was living in Hillcrest,(Spring Valley)New York which is on the New Jersey side of the Hudson River and North of Bergen County, New Jersey. It was my day to pick up the children at Hebrew School in Pearl River, New York. I left home...[more]

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I was 21 years old and working at a major law firm as a secretary. We were on the 26th floor of 500 5th Ave. I was getting ready to go home for the evening and all of a sudden the lights dimmed and then went out. We all thought it was just our office. I looked...[more]

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1965 I was a soph at Fordham University. We were playing cards in the Campus Center lounge when the power went. We quickly looked out the window but did not realize it was a blackout because the emergency generator in Fordham Hospital, next door, had come on almost...[more]

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I was 14 and in 10th grade in the Bronx. I'd come home from school and was practicing the piano, which I was required to do for a couple of hours. On this particular evening, I was less than enthusiastic about practicing, and when the lights went out not long after...[more]

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I was about seven years old when the 1977 blackout

occured. I think me and my brother were in our room playing

and suddenly,the lights went...[more]

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I remember the blackout of 1965 very well. I used my annual leave, and I did not work that day. However, I was an evening student at Hunter College. At the time I lived on 163rd Street and Trinity Avenue in the Bronx. I had a class that evening, so somewhere around...[more]

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