Speakers Bureau

SPEAKERS BUREAUIf your group, organization, school, business or party is interested in a guest speaker, please contact us. We will host your event at our lecture hall, or one of our speakers will come to your location and give your audience an authoritative presentation that is professional, informative and fascinating.

You and your group will be educated and entertained hearing about any number of engaging historical topics. Below you will find just a sample from our files that our speakers can present. If something you are interested in is not listed, ask!

Fee: $250 per presentation.

To sechedule a speaker, please email info@astorialic.org or call us at 718-278-0700.

History of Long Island City
Representative Sample:

  • The neighborhoods of LIC:
    • Steinway
    • Ravenswood
    • Old Astoria Village
    • Dutch Kills
    • Sunnyside
    • Hunters Point
    • Hell Gate
    • Queens Plaza
    • Astoria Park
  • LIC in Postcards
  • LIC Then / Now
  • North Beach
  • Queens Boulevard Transit

New York and Queens History
Representative Sample:

  • Battle of Brooklyn/Revolutionary War in Queens
  • Beer Gardens of Queens
  • Early Queens History
  • The Flushing Remonstrance
  • Newtown Creek
  • The Civil War and New York City
  • Matthews Model Flats
  • Newtown Pippin
  • Triborough Bridge
  • Queensboro Bridge
  • The Ronzoni Family and Ronzoni Macaroni Co.
  • The Steinway Family and Steinway Piano
  • Roosevelt Island
NYC NeighborhoodsNYC Waterfront
Representative Sample:

  • The East River
  • The Queens Waterfront
  • Newtown Creek
  • Boat Tours

American History Topics
Representative sample:

  • Abraham Lincoln
  • U.S. Civil War
  • American Labor Movement
  • Cultural & Social Changes in the 1930’s & 1940’s
  • FDR
  • Martin Luther King/Civil Rights Movement of 50s & 60s
  • Slavery in America and Abolition Movement
  • American Revolution
  • Vietnam War and Anti-War Movement
  • Stock Market Crash of 1929 and Great Depression
  • JFK

World History
Representative Sample:

  • Giuseppe Garibaldi and Unification of Italy
  • Mexican History: Spanish Conquest to Maximilian Empire
  • The 20th Century by Decades
  • World War I
  • World War II