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 Tenement Memories        Video        The New York Times        9 November 2014

 

Rita Ascione is one of the last living residents

of the Lower East Side building that is now the Tenement Museum.

 

She recently returned with her daughter, Valerie Carmody,

to see her old apartment.

 

Produced by: Damon Winter and Joshua Davis

Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1x0GHsF

Watch more videos at: http://nytimes.com/video

 

YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gHXpLfsnGE&list=UUqnbDFdCpuN8CMEg0VuEBqA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

past        UK

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/jul/25/
backwards-to-the-future-how-britains-nostalgia-industry-is-thriving

 

 

 

 

past        USA

http://www.npr.org/2017/03/28/
521804754/a-woman-reconnects-with-her-ancestors-slave-past-at-james-madison-s-estate

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/01/
opinion/sunday/dowd-a-past-not-past.html

 

 

 

 

a thing of the past        USA

http://www.npr.org/2016/09/24/
495186758/as-our-jobs-are-automated-some-say-well-need-a-guaranteed-basic-income

 

 

 

 

the presence of the past        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/19/
opinion/roger-cohen-the-presence-of-the-past.html

 

 

 

 

dark past        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/14/us/
politics/50-years-later-fighting-the-same-civil-rights-battle.html

 

 

 

 

digital past / cemetery       USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/19/
opinion/sunday/my-digital-cemetery.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/03/
fashion/03reputation.html

 

 

 

 

be stuck in the past        USA

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/apr/12/
walter-scott-shooting-charleston-theyre-killing-black-folks

 

 

 

 

pictures from the past        UK

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/series/pictures-from-the-past 

 

 

 

 

'Retronauting':

why we can't stop sharing old photographs    UK        2014

 

Vintage pictures shared online by accounts

such as Retronaut, HistoryInPix and IndiaHistoryPic

capture moments gone for ever,

but as vividly as the here-and-now.

 

It's a heady mix of nostalgia and history

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/apr/13/
retronaut-photographs-vintage-pictures-twitter-historyinpix-indiahistorypic-nostalgia-history

 

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/apr/13/
retronaut-photographs-vintage-pictures-twitter-historyinpix-indiahistorypic-nostalgia-history

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2014/apr/13/
vintage-photographs-sharing-online-in-pictures

 

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/interactive/2013/may/19/
power-photography-time-mortality-memory

 

 

 

 


Google introduces 'time machine' feature in Street View        UK        23 April 2014

 

Street-level mapping now lets users go back in time

to see how cities, neighbourhoods and attractions

have changed since 2007

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/apr/23/
google-introduces-time-machine-feature-in-street-view
 

 

 

 

 

My Past

Discover your ancestors

Take a journey into your past and build your family tree

http://www.findmypast.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

ancestry        USA

http://www.npr.org/2016/01/18/
463164866/when-ancestry-search-led-to-escaped-slave-all-i-could-do-was-weep

 

 

 

 

Ancestry.com

http://www.ancestry.com/default.aspx

 

 

 

 

troubled past        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/09/20/us/
a-troubled-past-.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/31/nyregion/
erika-menendez-suspect-in-fatal-subway-push-had-troubled-past.html

 

 

 

 

anachronism        UK

http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2013/oct/15/
anachronism-modernity-period-literature

 

 

 

 

yesterday

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-1my_NSqrA

 

 

 

 

yesteryear        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/29/
science/the-automatons-of-yesteryear.html

 

 

 

 

heyday        UK

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/feb/26/
disco-changed-world-for-ever

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/15/
arts/music/15marshall.html

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/sep/24/
eddie-fisher-obituary

 

 

 

 

his / her literary heyday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

bygone Britain        UK

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2017/jun/08/
neil-libbert-north-south-british-streets-postwar-austerity-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

bygone eras        UK

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/oct/07/
cabaret-pop-easy-listening-1970s-alexis-petridis

 

 

 

 

bygone era        USA

https://www.npr.org/2019/01/27/
688211071/brewing-in-the-desert-sake-finds-an-unlikely-home-in-arizona

 

 

 

 

bygone age

 

 

 

 

bygone Liverpool        UK

http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2015/may/19/
toxteth-then-now-tricia-porter-photographs-liverpool

 

 

 

 

bygone London        UK

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/mar/02/
photographs-ca-mathews-london-east-end-exhibition

 

 

 

 

bygone Hollywood        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/13/
movies/lauren-bacall-sultry-movie-star-dies-at-89.html

 

 

 

 

Pennsylvania’s bygone lumber industry        USA

http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2017/01/17/
mystery-to-history-pennsylvanias-bygone-lumber-industry/

 

 

 

 

vanished world        UK

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/mar/02/
photographs-ca-mathews-london-east-end-exhibition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

yore        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/06/us/
politics/06govs.html

 

 

 

 

antebellum        UK

http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2012/dec/30/
quentin-tarantino-inspiration-django-unchained

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

haunt        USA

https://www.npr.org/2018/01/14/
578010819/recy-taylor-s-rape-still-haunts-us

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/14/
opinion/macmillan-the-great-wars-ominous-echoes.html

 

 

 

 

antiques        UK

http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/gallery/2012/apr/24/
antiques-slideshow-value-my-stuff

 

 

 

 

Antique photographs

show the history of race in black and white        UK        28 March 2014

 

From a white man in 'blackface'

to a black Union soldier

and an am-dram society

dressed as a lynch mob,

Mirror of Race's collection reveals

a forgotten world of US race relations

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/jonathanjonesblog/2014/mar/28/
antique-photographs-history-race-black-white-us-america

 

 

 

 

outdated        UK

https://witness.guardian.co.uk/assignment/51cc5e75e4b0fa32310e96f5

 

 

 

 

outdated        USA

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/05/26/
479588478/report-u-s-nuclear-system-relies-on-outdated-technology-such-as-floppy-disks

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/19/
opinion/sunday/voting-rights-by-the-numbers.html

 

 

 

 

obsolete        USA

http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2015/11/05/
454693583/how-a-folding-electric-vehicle-went-from-car-of-the-future-to-obsolete

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2015/04/24/
401796125/at-the-heart-of-a-watch-tested-by-time

 

 

 

 

obsolescence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

with hindsight        UK

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/jun/29/
battle-of-somme-notes-queries

 

 

 

 

 in hindsight        USA

http://movies.nytimes.com/2013/05/01/
movies/rossellinis-voyage-to-italy-with-ingrid-bergman.html

 

 

 

 

in retrospect        USA

http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2016/09/27/
495637751/when-phones-went-mobile-revisiting-nprs-1983-story-on-cellular

 

 

 

 

back then        USA

http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2016/09/27/
495637751/when-phones-went-mobile-revisiting-nprs-1983-story-on-cellular

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

memoir        USA

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/01/23/
511230924/john-lewis-graphic-novel-wins-4-american-library-association-awards

 

 

 

 

write a memoir        USA

http://www.npr.org/2015/08/11/
431343279/the-kindness-of-strangers-connects-a-poet-to-her-own-grief

 

 

 

 

memoirist        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/04/us/
mary-ellen-moore-richard-american-indian-memoirist-dies-at-58.html

 

 

 

 

antiquarians        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/08/
opinion/the-source-of-new-yorks-greatness.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

archaeologist        USA

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/02/
nyregion/lawrence-stager-creative-biblical-archaeologist-dies-at-74.html

 

 

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/01/12/
462809406/everyday-life-in-a-bronze-age-village-emerges-in-u-k-excavation

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/24/
science/a-sunken-kingdom-re-emerges.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

archaeologist        UK

 

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/jul/27/
archaeologist-roman-bone-fragments-york

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/jan/17/
alfred-the-great-edward-elder-remains-found-winchester

 

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2013/oct/29/
roman-eagle-found-archaeologists-london-sculpture-art

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2013/aug/08/
crossrail-tunnelling-unearths-burial-ground-bedlam

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2013/jun/25/
mick-aston-archaeologist-time-team

 

 

 

 

archaeology        UK

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/jan/15/
london-skulls-roman-head-hunters

 

 

 

 

archaeology        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/11/
science/space/the-archaeology-of-the-stars.html

 

 

 

 

vestiges        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/28/
travel/in-france-vestiges-of-the-great-wars-bloody-end.htm
l

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Archives        UK

 

https://www.theguardian.com/uk/nationalarchives

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The British Newspapers Archive

Discover History As It Happened

 

Access hundreds of historic newspapers

from all over Britain and Ireland

 

https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

photo archive        UK

 

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/apr/02/
getty-uses-remote-working-effort-preserve-photo-archive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

archive        USA

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/02/
809977172/the-archive-of-contemporary-music-and-its-3-million-recordings-is-leaving-ny

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/12/
arts/james-baldwins-archive-long-hidden-comes-mostly-into-view.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2013/08/05/nyregion/
05cityroom-archive.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

relics        UK

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2013/feb/24/
british-museum-pompeii-herculaneum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

disappearing acts        UK

https://www.theguardian.com/money/series/disappearing-acts 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

forebears        UK

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/may/13/
scientists-stone-age-boom-festivals

 

 

 

 

early human forebears        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/17/
science/elwyn-l-simons-primate-specialist-
who-discovered-early-human-forebears-dies-at-85.html

 

 

 

 

archivist

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/04/09/
300614977/the-new-age-leaving-behind-everything-or-nothing-at-all

 

http://www.theguardian.com/money/2007/jun/02/
careers.work4

 

 

 

 

legacy        UK / USA

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/sep/11/
-sp-9-11-isis-al-qaida-13-years

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/feb/01/
legacy-of-grandmas-war

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/15/
opinion/trayvon-martins-legacy.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/30/world/africa/
obama-mandela.html

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/apr/14/
thatchers-paradoxical-legacy

http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2013/apr/08/
margaret-thatcher-hugo-young

 

 

 

 

sad legacy        USA

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/sep/11/
-sp-9-11-isis-al-qaida-13-years

 

 

 

 

online legacy        UK

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/jul/04/
what-happens-to-my-late-husbands-digital-life-now-hes-gone 

 

 

 

 

digital legacy        USA

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/04/09/
300614977/the-new-age-leaving-behind-everything-or-nothing-at-all

 

 

 

 

bequeath        UK

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/apr/14/
thatcher-death-the-great-disrupter

 

 

 

 

lingering        UK

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jul/30/
south-africa-kleinfontein-apartheid-afrikaner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

remind someone of N        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/14/us/
politics/50-years-later-fighting-the-same-civil-rights-battle.html

 

 

 

be reminded of N            USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/04/
opinion/sunday/bruni-america-the-shrunken.html

 

 

 

 

I'm reminded how + N V        UK

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/mar/30/
jane-bown-born-wrong-side-blanket-observer-photographer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brian Fairrington

Cagle

2 September 2002

 

Character: Uncle Sam = USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

oblivion        UK

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/reviews/
film-review-oblivion-12a-8569193.html

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/sep/03/
crocs-steps-back-from-business-oblivion

 

 

 

 

oblivion        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/video/science/100000003163759/
spinning-into-oblivion.html

 

 

 

 

forget > lest we forget        UK

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2006/jul/24/past.britishidentity

 

 

 

 

forget        USA

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/01/04/
460291551/forgot-something-again-its-probably-just-normal-aging

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/21/
opinion/dowd-remember-to-forget.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/15/
opinion/dont-force-google-to-forget.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/14/
opinion/ordering-google-to-forget.html

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/04/08/
299189442/the-forgotten-childhood-why-early-memories-fade

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/22/us/
kennedy-has-been-shot-memories-from-nov-22-1963.html

 

 

 

 

unforgettable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nostalgia        UK

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/feb/25/
mohsin-hamid-danger-nostalgia-brighter-future

 

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/jul/25/
backwards-to-the-future-how-britains-nostalgia-industry-is-thriving

 

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2013/aug/13/
austerity-1940s-war-vintage-fashion

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2013/jan/15/
hmv-death-british-high-street

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/sep/25/
debate-popular-culture-thrall-nostalgia

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/oct/26/
walkman-hollywood-nostalgia-80s

 

 

 

 

nostalgia        USA

http://www.npr.org/2017/03/05/
517976793/white-nostalgia-didnt-start-with-trump-just-look-at-classic-rock

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/04/
business/the-economics-and-nostalgia-of-dead-malls.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/09/
science/what-is-nostalgia-good-for-quite-a-bit-research-shows.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/19/
opinion/sunday/coontz-beware-social-nostalgia.html

http://www.nytimes.com/video/2013/05/10/arts/
100000002218643/the-sweet-spot-everyones-nostalgia.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/06/
opinion/jobs-looked-to-the-future.html

 

http://travel.nytimes.com/2010/12/12/
travel/12hours.html

 

 

 

 

nostalgic        UK

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/feb/13/
boy-george-culture-club-interview

 

 

 

 

wistful        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/14/us/
near-retirement-crown-vic-sparks-officers-nostalgia.html

 

 

 

 

wistfully        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/21/
opinion/sunday/fast-time-and-the-aging-mind.html

 

 

 

 

wistfulness

 

 

 

 

regret        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/13/
opinion/whats-the-use-of-regret.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

a long time ago

 

 

 

 

a short time ago

 

 

 

 

a short while ago

 

 

 

 

a few minutes ago

 

 

 

 

a few weeks ago

 

 

 

 

... of twenty years ago

 

 

 

 

about a year ago

 

 

 

 

five years ago

 

 

 

 

as long ago as 1998 and 1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

in the last half-hour

 

 

 

 

it is not quite over yet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

for five years / several months / many days (for + durée)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

since

 

 

 

 

I haven't seen her since the war began / since Christmas

 

 

 

 

since last Saturday

 

 

 

 

since April of last year

 

 

 

 

since the beginning of the month        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/30/
business/30crude.html

 

 

 

 

"It is three weeks on from the bombings,

and a week since the attempted shootings,

and there are suspects out there

that the police are anxious to apprehend."

6,000 officers deployed to beat Thursday attack, Times, 6, 29.7.2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

during this period

 

 

 

 

during the 1980s        UK

http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2013/apr/13/
fleet-street-margaret-thatcher

 

 

 

 

during the day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

then and now

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/series/photography-then-and-now

 

 

http://www.theguardian.com/cities/gallery/2016/jan/14/
brixton-makeover-gentrification-then-and-now-in-pictures

 

http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2015/may/19/
toxteth-then-now-tricia-porter-photographs-liverpool

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/13/travel/
my-brooklyn-then-and-now.html

http://www.theguardian.com/cities/ng-interactive/2014/apr/11/
rise-fall-revival-detroit-in-pictures-photography-then-now

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/ng-interactive/2014/apr/02/
ypres-ruins-first-world-war-ww1-then-and-now

 

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/sep/27/
kings-cross-then-now-pictures-redevelopment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

paleontology        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/16/us/
david-m-raup-who-transformed-field-of-paleontology-dies-at-82.html

 

 

 

 

palaeontologist (UK) /  paleontologist (USA)

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/16/us/
david-m-raup-who-transformed-field-of-paleontology-dies-at-82.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/17/
opinion/headstone-for-an-apocalypse.html 

 

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2005/mar/08/
news6 

 

 

 

 

neolithic Britain        UK

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/may/13/
scientists-stone-age-boom-festivals

 

 

 

 

fossil

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/03/30/
472446223/305-million-year-old-fossil-a-glimpse-into-the-origins-of-spiders

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/16/us/
david-m-raup-who-transformed-field-of-paleontology-dies-at-82.html

 

http://www.theguardian.com/science/video/2013/oct/17/
fossil-skull-human-evolution-homo-erectus-video

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/17/
opinion/headstone-for-an-apocalypse.html

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/lost-worlds/2012/oct/01/
dinosaurs-fossils

 

 

 

 

Neanderthals        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/21/
science/neanderthals-in-europe-died-out-thousands-of-years-
sooner-than-some-thought-study-says.html

 

 

 

 

England > bronze age        USA

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/01/12/
462809406/everyday-life-in-a-bronze-age-village-emerges-in-u-k-excavation

 

 

 

 

2000 BC > bronze age        UK        2014

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/mar/09/
dartmoor-burial-site-bronze-age-history

 

 

 

 

early human ancestor > Homo Erectus        UK

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2013/oct/17/
skull-homo-erectus-human-evolution

 

 

 

 

hominin species > Homo Naledi        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/11/
science/south-africa-fossils-new-species-human-ancestor-homo-naledi.html

 

 

 

 

Triassic        UK

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/apr/18/
dinosaurs-in-decline-long-before-asteroid-catastrophe-study-reveals

 

 

 

 

Permian period        USA

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/29/
opinion/sunday/when-life-on-earth-was-nearly-extinguished.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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