I was standing on the corner of 7th. ave and 34th. st. across the street from Macy's Department store, right in front of Citibank waiting for my husband to pick me up from work as I worked at 450 Seventh Ave. I stood there I was looking up at Macy's and noticed that...[more]
people in panic...[more]
My family was together. My father thought it was a Communist plot,...[more]
On the early evening of 11/9/65, I was getting my schoolbag from the backroom in our kitchen to begin my homework. We (us 8 kids & my parents) lived in Queens. My father left for work, he was a New York City Fireman in a firehouse in Queens. My mother was taking a...[more]
I was 8 years old at the time of the Great Blackout of "65". I remember watching the 4:30 movie on channel 7 here in Queens New york...it was the Japanese classic Morthra. At a little after 5:00PM the television started to wobble and shrink in size. I also...[more]
At the time, I was an engineering student at Stevens Tech in Hoboken, NJ. The day of the blackout, my roommate and I had gone to Flushing, NY to pick up two 1,000 foot rolls of coaxial cable for our college radio station.
The plan was that we would get the reels...[more]