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    Authors: Shavetta Gupta
    Date: October 3, 2008
    Type: Color photograph
    Identifier: aql:19488
    Description: The Hindu priest and Romi Gupta are shown together at the temple. The priest is giving Romi an apple to calm him down as he was crying during the Mundan ceremony (hair cutting ceremony).
    Authors: Wright, Nerissa
    Date: April 23rd, 2017
    Language: EN
    Type: Digital Photograph
    Identifier: aql:21720
    Description: Businesses along Hillside Avenue. Shown: Arya Samaj Temple, located at 15022 Hillsides Avenue, Jamaica NY 11432. The Arya Samaj is a non-profit organization.
    Date: Time Period: 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20621
    Description: The Ganesh Temple is the largest one in the area, but not in comparison to places where it is easier to obtain bigger property. It is difficult to keep expanding in the Flushing area. The temple is th ... More
    Date: 2010
    Type: Digital image
    Identifier: aql:20773
    Description: June 2010 newsletter (volume 33-10, number 1N) produced by the Hindu Temple Society of North America. Contains information about temple events and services as well as stories featuring staff and devot ... More
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    Authors: Uma Mysorekar
    Date: December 2010
    Type: Digital image
    Identifier: aql:20842
    Description: This photo was taken on the day of temple president, Uma Mysorekar's interview for the Queens Memory Project. She discusses the construction efforts underway on the temple and what it has meant to the ... More
    Authors: Anders Goldfarb
    Date: 2002
    Type: Black and white photographs
    Identifier: aql:28127
    Description: American Sevashram Sangha, formerly Congregation Talmud Torah Mishkan Israel, at 153-14 90th Avenue.
    Authors: Anders Goldfarb
    Date: 2002
    Type: Black and white photographs
    Identifier: aql:27994
    Description: American Sevashram Sangha, formerly Congregation Talmud Torah Mishkan Israel, at 153-14 90th Avenue.
    Authors: Shavetta Gupta
    Date: Time Period: 2000 - 2014
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19483
    Description: Shavetta grew up in India and moved to New York after getting married in 2002. She has been living with her in-laws in Astoria for twelve years, except for a two year period in which she lived in Coro ... More
    Authors: Shavetta Gupta
    Date: Time Period: 2000s & 2010s
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19484
    Description: In the summertime, Shavetta and her family frequently walk to their temple, which is fourteen blocks away. She compares the temples in Queens to the ones in India. She also talks about the clothes on ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1994-2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:16068
    Description: Ashini describes a variety of classes and activities available through the Ganesh Temple where she and her family have been devotees her whole life. She describes her participation in music classes in ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1994-2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:16067
    Description: Ashini discusses the positive developments she has witnessed in Flushing over time including the expansion of the Ganesh Temple and changes to local businesses.
    Date: Time Period: 1994-2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:16076
    Description: Ashini describes how the Ganesh temple used to be a church. She talks about the various religious institutions in the neighborhood, reflecting on the diversity there. It is something she is aware of s ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1994-2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:16073
    Description: Ashini describes music and dancing at the Ratha Yatra procession during the Sri Ganesha Chaturthi festival. She describes the different instruments musicians play and the improvisational nature of the ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1994-2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:16069
    Description: Ashini volunteers at the summer camp of the Ganesh Temple. The age range of kids is 5 to 15. She has a lot of experience doing volunteering because she has been at the temple a long time. They do arts ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2011
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20507
    Description: Dr. Uma Mysorekar slowly phased out her successful OB/GYN practice to take on increasing responsibility at the Ganesh Temple in Flushing, Queens, the largest Hindu temple in the United States (by numb ... More